Tag: Adherence

Support Group for Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Data and Suggestions for Providers

Support Group for Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery: Preliminary Data and Suggestions for Providers

| May 1, 2021

by Melissa Santos, PhD, and Christine Finck, MD Drs. Santos and Finck are with Connecticut Children’s in Hartford, Connecticut. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Objective. Adolescent bariatric surgery is becoming an increasingly used obesity management tool. Support groups are […]

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Patient-reported Short-term Barriers  to and Facilitators of Adherence to Behavioral Recommendations Following Bariatric Surgery

Patient-reported Short-term Barriers to and Facilitators of Adherence to Behavioral Recommendations Following Bariatric Surgery

| July 1, 2020

by Aviva H. Ariel-Donges, PhD, MPH; Carlysa K. Oyama, BA; and Megan M. Hood, PhD Drs Ariel-Donges and Hood and Ms. Oyama are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

| February 1, 2017

This activity expired October 1, 2019. Course Overview: The improved health outcomes of metabolic and bariatric surgery are undeniable, however, the high frequency of micronutrient deficiencies, especially those that are under-recognized and left untreated, can lead to irreversible consequences. This article discusses barriers to adherence, common known clinical manifestations of micronutrient deficiency, and strategies for […]

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Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

Improving Adherence to Micronutrient Supplementation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

| February 1, 2017

This activity expired May 26, 2020. Course Overview: The improved health outcomes of metabolic and bariatric surgery are undeniable, however, the high frequency of micronutrient deficiencies, especially those that are under-recognized and left untreated, can lead to irreversible consequences. This article discusses barriers to adherence, common known clinical manifestations of micronutrient deficiency, and strategies for […]

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