Tag: Overweight

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019

| January 1, 2020

by Payal Sharma, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CBN Ms. Sharma is a doctoral student at Yale University School of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner in General Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: This policy brief aims to […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Nursing Accredited

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity—Nursing Accredited

| November 1, 2018

This is a complimentary continuing education activity for nurses. Earn 1.0 Contact Hour. Course Instructions: Visit https://tinyurl.com/BTCE-ProteinNursing to access the post-test Participants must read the designated article and take, submit, and pass the post-test by November 1, 2021. Participants must answer at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly to pass and receive credit for the […]

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Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity

Inadequate Protein Intake after Bariatric Surgery: Effects on Body Composition and Sarcopenic Obesity

| November 1, 2018

This activity expired on June 1, 2021. This course is also approved for dietitians for 1.0 contact hour. Access article HERE. Course Overview: Despite the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Allied Health Nutritional Guidelines for the Surgical Weight Loss Patient published in 2008 (Aills L, Blankenship J, Buffington C, Furtado M, Parrott […]

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Fasting versus Carb-Loading: What’s the Evidence for Your Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery Program?

Fasting versus Carb-Loading: What’s the Evidence for Your Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery Program?

| November 1, 2018

by Liz Goldenberg, MPH, RD, CDN Ms. Goldenberg is with New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell College of  Medicine of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, New York Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(11):28–29. This […]

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Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes

Diabesity: The Worldwide Twin Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes

| September 1, 2018

This activity expired September 1, 2020. Course Overview: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major public health problem that is significantly linked to another worldwide epidemic—obesity. Over the decades, as metabolic syndrome and metabolic surgery began rising to the forefront, the words “diabetes” and “obesity” were eventually unified to create the new, more descriptive […]

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