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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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Becoming a Medical Bariatrician and helping patients eliminate most of their chronic medical illnesses through weight loss, has been the most rewarding part of my profession," said Dr.
Their Western Regional Obesity Conference brings together bariatricians, family physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine doctors and other medical professionals who are on the front lines in the fight against obesity.
The KE Diet is committed to helping bariatricians care for patients who want to improve their health through weight loss and improve body composition.
Interneuron's sales representatives will target defined physician specialists, including endocrinologists, diabetologists, bariatricians, nutritionists and weight management specialists.
The Society has nearly 3,000 members, which includes surgeons and other health professionals including nurses, bariatricians, psychologists, dieticians and other medical specialists.
The kits are designed for and targeted at bariatricians, endocrinologists and large medical group practices, many of which already have weight management programs in place.
REEVUE brings metabolic testing out of the hospital pulmonary laboratory and into the patient floor, or office of bariatricians, primary care physicians and dieticians.