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Managing Expectations for Diabetes Remission

Managing Expectations for Diabetes Remission

| July 1, 2022

by Lori Wenz, RN, MSN, AGNP-C, BC-ADM  Ms. Wenz is with Intermountain Health in Modesto, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(7):8. Abstract Bariatric surgery is a recommended treatment for patients with obesity-associated diabetes. Preoperative patient education […]

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A Physician Assistant’s Role in Development of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Care Pathway at Southern Maine Health Care

A Physician Assistant’s Role in Development of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Care Pathway at Southern Maine Health Care

| June 1, 2022

by Jillian Marden, PA-C Mrs. Marden is with Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford, Maine. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(6):8 The prevalence of obesity is increasing in the United States (US) and worldwide. According […]

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The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

The Viewpoint: Digitizing the Preoperative Education for Preparation of Bariatric Surgery

| May 1, 2022

by Samantha Buhler, PA-C  Ms. Buhler is with AdventHealth Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(5):8 NewTri Health was developed to provide a digital, patient-centric application to improve and streamline patient preoperative education prior […]

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The Viewpoint: A Comprehensive Obesity Treatment Model:  Combining Medical and Surgical Treatments

The Viewpoint: A Comprehensive Obesity Treatment Model: Combining Medical and Surgical Treatments

| March 1, 2022

by Lori Wenz, RN, MSN, AGNP-C, BC-ADM Ms. Wenz is with St. Mary’s Bariatric Clinic, SCL Health in Grand Junction, Colorado. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(3):8 The numbers are staggering: 73.6 percent of adults […]

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