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bariatrics

 [bar″e-at´riks]
a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight, its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks),
That branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of obesity and allied diseases.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

bariatrics

/bar·i·at·rics/ (-e-ă´triks) a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight and its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bariatrics

(băr′ē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.

bariatrics

[ber′ē·at′riks]
Etymology: Gk, baros, weight, iatros, physician
the field of medicine that focuses on the treatment and control of obesity and diseases associated with obesity.

bariatrics

The branch of medicine dedicated to managing obesity through diet, exercise, behavioural modification, drugs and surgery.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks)
That branch of medicine concerned with the management of obesity.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

Bariatrics

The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders.

bariatrics

a field of medicine encompassing the study of obesity, its causes, prevention and treatment.
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The NewHope Bariatrics Surgery Center offers a comprehensive program beginning with extensive education, pre-surgical consultation and financial counseling, and continuing through aftercare programs focused on long-term clinical support and access to a community of patients and health-care professionals.
The health team at University Bariatrics will give you instructions on how to best prepare for your specific surgery.
Southeast Bariatrics, established in 2005, recently partnered with Charlotte-based NewHope Bariatrics to expand its bariatric treatment options to include outpatient LAP-BAND([R]) surgery.
Michael Feiz and his team are proud of the work they've done to help those who struggle with obesity rejuvenate their health and enhance their health through bariatric surgery.
Alejandro Lopez , from Specialized Bariatrics, will be there answering questions along with staff members.
NewHope Bariatrics Surgery Center becomes just the ninth outpatient center in the nation to earn this accreditation.
Thomas Hitchcock, MD, FACS, an experienced surgeon who recently joined Malley Surgical and NewHope Bariatrics, will participate in the Walk as well.
Amir Mehran at University Bariatrics, can add up to eight years to the life of someone struggling with severe obesity.
This report also provides an analysis of the bariatric surgery market for services and devices by type of surgical procedure and region.
The NewHope Bariatrics Weight Loss Center offers a comprehensive program beginning with extensive education, pre-surgical consultation and financial counseling, and continuing through aftercare programs focused on long-term clinical support and access to a community forum of patients and healthcare professionals.
She serves as a faculty member for the ASBS Certified Bariatric RN Credentialing Prep Course, and is an advisory board member for BariMD.
We are gratified that diligent investors at this level think so highly of both our strategy to create centers of excellence and the extensive industry experience of the management team we have assembled," said David Crane, NewHope Bariatrics President and Chief Executive Officer.