bariatrics

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bariatrics

[‚ba·rē′a‚triks]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of obesity.
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ACT interventions may be suitable for obesity surgery patients struggling with behavioral patterns that do not automatically change as an effect of surgery.
The waiting lists of obesity surgery patients at HMC facilities have improved remarkably due the increase in operating theatres and streamlining of the procedures involved.
CHICAGO -- Obesity surgery may keep diabetes in remission even after 15 years in some patients, a study suggests.
OBESITY surgery could turn patients into alcoholics because of the way it changes their body chemistry.
About 37 per cent of Saudi Arabian women face weight-related problems, which are compounded because health insurance does not cover obesity surgery, said the Arab News report.
And to top it all, their problems are compounded because health insurance does not cover obesity surgery.
Q I'm having trouble managing my weight--is obesity surgery an option at age 63?
We conducted more than 100 qualitative endoscopy operations on patients with advanced obesity, like diversion and gastrectomy as part of the obesity surgery program which began at the hospital two years ago.
Psychological aspects of obesity and obesity surgery.
For the very same hospital that carries out obesity surgery to be conspiring to make patients fat is outrageous.
THE number of patients entitled to obesity surgery could increase dramatically under proposals being considered by health boards.
He said that "more than 90 per cent" of obesity surgery cases at his hospital were UAE nationals.
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