Management of the metabolic/bariatric surgery patient.

Abstract

There is currently a global pandemic of obesity and obesity-engendered comorbidities; in particular, certain major chronic metabolic diseases (eg, type 2 diabetes) which markedly reduce life expectancy and quality of life. This review is predicated on the fact that management of the obese patient is a primary concern of all physicians and health care… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2011.05.035

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