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The Role of Physical Activity in the Management of Childhood Obesity

The Role of Physical Activity in the Management of Childhood Obesity

| May 1, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Harry Pino, PhD and Alexis Smith, MS From the Obesity Consult Center, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts “To understand the obese child, one needs to remember that he accumulated his extra weight while living in a family that, wittingly or unwittingly, encouraged overeating and inactivity.”[1] INTRODUCTION By simply taking a look at children […]

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Patients in Despair: Weight Regain after a Primary Bariatric Surgery Procedure

| April 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS; David Engstrom, PhD; and Lisa Rivera, MPH INTRODUCTION Bariatric surgery is achieving increasing acceptance for the treatment of obesity. Obesity-and its role as the central paradigm of modern disease- is slowly penetrating into the consciousness of affected people, and they are increasingly hopeful of remission or cure from their medical […]

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Psychosocial Needs of the Bariatric Patient: Expanding the Role of Mental Health Professionals

| March 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

by Andrea Bauchowitz, PhD, and Linda Gonder-Frederick, PhD Behavioral Medicine Center, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

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Alcohol and the Gastric Bypass Patient

| October 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

by Cynthia K. Buffington, PhD

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