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8. Obesity Management for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes …

Jan, 12th 2019 2:43 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Recommendations 8.11 Metabolic surgery should be recommended as an option to treat type 2 diabetes in appropriate surgical candidates with BMI 40 kg/m2 (BMI 37.5 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) and in adults with BMI 35.039.9 kg/m2 (32.537.4 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) who do not achieve durable weight loss and improvement in comorbidities (including hyperglycemia) with reasonable nonsurgical methods. A 8.12 Metabolic surgery may be considered as an option for adults with type 2 diabetes and BMI 30.034.9 kg/m2 (27.532.4 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) who do not achieve durable weight loss and improvement in comorbidities (including hyperglycemia) with reasonable nonsurgical methods. A 8.13 Metabolic surgery should be performed in high-volume centers with multidisciplinary teams that understand and are experienced in the management of diabetes and gastrointestinal surgery. Continue reading

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Home – Obesity Treatment Centers of New Jersey

Jan, 11th 2019 4:40 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

At the Obesity Treatment Centers of New Jersey, we offer both surgical and non-surgical options for medical weight loss. The Laparoscopic Bariatric Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center was started by Dr. Nusbaum back in 1998 and was Chief of Bariatric Surgery there from 1998-2009 Continue reading

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Obesity Treatment Guidelines for Clinicians | Obesity …

Dec, 29th 2018 8:45 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

The Obesity Algorithm our hugely popular set of obesity treatment guidelines is now available in an easy-to-use digital format! Keep up with the latest obesity treatment trends and learn how to implement evidence-based medical approaches to help your patients achieve their weight and health goals. The 2018 Obesity Algorithme-Book is an interactive, searchable clinical resource and reference tool. Continue reading

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EASO Collaborating Centres for Obesity Management (COMs)

Dec, 6th 2018 4:42 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

The Concept Obesity is recognised as a global epidemic and the most prevalent metabolic disease world-wide. However, specialised obesity services are not widely available in Europe and obesity care can therefore vary enormously across European regions. In response to this situation, EASO has developed a network of accredited specialised obesity centres, where the quality and efficacy of the care offered to patients are of the highest standards Continue reading

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Jersey City NJ Resources – Childhood Obesity: Get Facts on …

Dec, 3rd 2018 6:46 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

* Provider Directory Terms of Use: The WebMD ‘Provider Directory’ is provided by WebMD for use by the general public as a quick reference of information about Providers. The Provider Directory is not intended as a tool for verifying the credentials, qualifications, or abilities of any Provider contained therein. Inclusion in the Provider Directory does not imply recommendation or endorsement nor does omission in the Provider Directory imply WebMD disapproval. Continue reading

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5As – Obesity Canada

Dec, 1st 2018 12:47 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Finally, a Roadmap for Managing Obesity in Primary Care Obesity Canadas 5As of Obesity Management program was designed as a step-by-step framework for busy non-specialists who manage obesity in their patients. The framework was developed with close to $1 million in funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. It is based on several core principles that emerged from extensive consultations with patients, primary care providers and obesity experts a process that involved numerous interviews, focus groups and surveys spanning almost three years. Continue reading

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7. Obesity Management for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes …

Nov, 14th 2018 2:46 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Recommendations Metabolic surgery should be recommended as an option to treat type 2 diabetes in appropriate surgical candidates with BMI 40 kg/m2 (BMI 37.5 kg/m2 in Asian Americans), regardless of the level of glycemic control or complexity of glucose-lowering regimens, and in adults with BMI 35.039.9 kg/m2 (32.537.4 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) when hyperglycemia is inadequately controlled despite lifestyle and optimal medical therapy. A Metabolic surgery should be considered as an option for adults with type 2 diabetes and BMI 30.034.9 kg/m2 (27.532.4 kg/m2 in Asian Americans) if hyperglycemia is inadequately controlled despite optimal medical control by either oral or injectable medications (including insulin) Continue reading

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Department of Health | Welcome to the Obesity Guidelines …

Oct, 13th 2018 3:43 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

In Australia, more than 60% of adults and around 25% of children are classified as being overweight or obese. To assist in improving the health outcomes of those who are overweight or obese, the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing funded the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to review and update the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, Adolescents and Children in Australia Continue reading

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Growth hormone deficiency – Wikipedia

Oct, 5th 2018 2:42 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Growth hormone deficiencySynonymsPituitary dwarfismGrowth hormoneSpecialtyEndocrinologySymptomsShort height[1]ComplicationsLow blood sugar, high cholesterol levels, poor bone density[1][2]TypesCongenital, acquired[1]CausesNot enough growth hormone[3]Risk factorsGenetics, trauma, infections, tumors, radiation therapy[2]Diagnostic methodBlood tests for growth hormone[2]Differential diagnosisSmall for gestational age, Turner syndrome, Noonan syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome[2]TreatmentGrowth hormone replacement[1]FrequencyUnclear[2] Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a medical condition due to not enough growth hormone (GH).[3] Generally the most noticeable symptom is a short height.[1] In newborns there may be low blood sugar or a small penis.[2] In adults there may be decreased muscle mass, high cholesterol levels, or poor bone density.[1] GHD can be present at birth or develop later in life.[1] Causes may include genetics, trauma, infections, tumors, or radiation therapy.[2] Genes that may be involved include GH1, GHRHR, or BTK.[3] In a third of cases no cause is apparent.[2] The underlying mechanism generally involves problems with the pituitary gland.[2] Some cases are associated with a lack of other pituitary hormones, in which case it is known as combined pituitary hormone deficiency.[4] Diagnosis involves blood tests to measure growth hormone levels.[2] Treatment is by growth hormone replacement.[1] The frequency of the condition is unclear.[2] Most cases are initially noticed in children.[1] The genetic forms are estimated to affect about 1 in 7,000 people.[3] Most types occur equally in males and females though males are more often diagnosed.[2] Severe prenatal deficiency of GH, as occurs in congenital hypopituitarism, has little effect on fetal growth. However, prenatal and congenital deficiency can reduce the size of a male’s penis, especially when gonadotropins are also deficient. Continue reading

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Obesity management – Metropol

Sep, 29th 2018 10:44 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Summary Obesity management (OM) focuses on practicing and applying tools in relation to how the individual can manage the causes and symptoms of overweight/obesity using health coaching, physical activity and nutrition. Obesity is a major global challenge. Continue reading

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