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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Operable Disease?

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Operable Disease?

| December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Ricardo Cohen, MD

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Meet the REALIZE(TM) Adjustable Gastric Band

| November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Thomas Sonnanstine, MD Dr. Sonnanstine is Medical Director, Tristate Surgical Weight Loss Center, St. Luke West Hospital, Florence, Kentucky.

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The Link Between Sleep Loss and Obesity: Understanding the Mechanisms Responsible for Weight Gain with Sleep Deprivation

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD Florida Hospital Celebration Health

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Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

Acute Bleeding After Gastric Bypass

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Candice Jensen, MD; Amir Mehran, MD; and Catherine Lewis, MD All from the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of General Surgery.

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Volume Matters

Volume Matters

| June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, and Gary M. Pratt Dr. Pories is from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, and Mr. Pratt is from Surgical Review Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

Surgical Site Infection In The Morbidly Obese Patient: A Review

| June 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

by Anirban Gupta, MD; Michael A. Schweitzer, MD; Kimberley E. Steele, MD; Anne O. Lidor, MD; and Jerome Lyn-Sue, MD

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Depression after Bariatric Surgery: Triggers, Identification, Treatment, and Prevention

| May 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

by Cynthia L. Alexander, PsyD

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Navigating the Preauthorization Maze

Navigating the Preauthorization Maze

| April 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, WCON, PhD; and Anita Houle Susan Gallagher Camden, PhD, RN, MA, MSN, CBN, is from the Celebration Institute, Inc., Houston, Texas; Anita Houle is Insurance Authorization Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Florida Bariatric Institute, Weston, Florida. Introduction In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of weight […]

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Therapists in Search of a Treatment Model: Adapting a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model for Eating Disorders to a Bariatric Surgery Population, Part 2

Therapists in Search of a Treatment Model: Adapting a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model for Eating Disorders to a Bariatric Surgery Population, Part 2

| February 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Merle C. Goldberg, LCSW; and Heidi M. Limbrunner, PsyD Merle Goldberg is in private practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, and is co-author of Weight Loss Surgery: Is It Right For You and My Thin Excuse: Understanding, Recognizing and Overcoming Eating Disorders. Heidi M. Limbrunner, PsyD, is with Southeast Psychological Services in Charlotte, North Carolina. […]

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An Event to Remember: Patients of Today, Models of Tomorrow

| February 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Roseann DeLuca, BSN, RN Roseann is the Bariatric Coordinator, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, New York.

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