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MEANING OF BARRIERS TO WEIGHT LOSS AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

Although bariatric surgery is obviously successful in leading to weight loss, it is more difficult to predict who will ultimately be unsuccessful in achieving their weight reduction goals, those whose weight may rise again to presurgical levels or even beyond. Understanding the factors associated with worse outcomes when it comes to sustained weight reduction may

DESCRIPTION OF OVEREATING AS A COMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR

Addictive behaviors present a challenge, since it is problematic for an observer to understand why clearly harmful behaviors are continued. However, we frequently see used alcoholics who drink despite liver damage or social consequences, smokers who smoke despite lung or heart damage, and morbidly obese patients who continue steadily to overeat despite the resulting health

DEFINITION OF EPIDEMIC OBESITY

At the turn of the twenty-first century, morbid obesity has changed into a growing epidemic. Worldwide, several billion adults are overweight, including those clinically obese.1 Morbid obesity may be defined as being 100 pounds above ideal weight, or twice the best bodyweight, or, more commonly, as a human body mass index (BMI) of 40kg/m2 or

MEANING OF EPIDEMIC OBESITY

At the turn of the twenty-first century, morbid obesity has become a growing epidemic. Worldwide, multiple billion adults are overweight, including those clinically obese.1 Morbid obesity can be defined to be 100 pounds above ideal bodyweight, or twice the ideal body weight, or, more commonly, as a human anatomy mass index (BMI) of 40kg/m2 or

EXPLANATION OF EPIDEMIC OBESITY

At the turn of the twenty-first century, morbid obesity has turned into a growing epidemic. Worldwide, several billion adults are overweight, including those clinically obese.1 Morbid obesity could be defined to be 100 pounds above ideal body weight, or twice the ideal weight, or, more commonly, as a body mass index (BMI) of 40kg/m2 or

DESCRIPTION OF EPIDEMIC OBESITY

At the turn of the twenty-first century, morbid obesity has turned into a growing epidemic. Worldwide, multiple billion adults are overweight, including those clinically obese.1 Morbid obesity can be defined as being 100 pounds above ideal bodyweight, or twice the perfect weight, or, more commonly, as a human body mass index (BMI) of 40kg/m2 or

DESCRIPTION OF HISTORY OF BARIATIC SURGERY

The first bariatric procedure was done in 1954 by Kremen, Linner, and Nelson.8 They performed a jejunoileal bypass to exclude a large segment of small bowel. This decreases the capability to absorb a lot of the nutrients consumed. Bypasses of the nature grew out of favor because patients complained of uncontrollable diarrhea and suffered from

DEFINITION OF HISTORY OF BARIATIC SURGERY

The very first bariatric procedure was done in 1954 by Kremen, Linner, and Nelson.8 They performed a jejunoileal bypass to exclude a sizable segment of small bowel. This decreases the capability to absorb a majority of the nutrients consumed. Bypasses of this nature grew out of favor because patients complained of uncontrollable diarrhea and experienced

EXPLANATION OF HISTORY OF BARIATIC SURGERY

The very first bariatric procedure was done in 1954 by Kremen, Linner, and Nelson.8 They performed a jejunoileal bypass to exclude a sizable segment of small bowel. This decreases the capacity to absorb a lot of the nutrients consumed. Bypasses of the nature grew out of favor because patients complained of uncontrollable diarrhea and suffered

MEANING OF HISTORY OF BARIATIC SURGERY

The first bariatric procedure was done in 1954 by Kremen, Linner, and Nelson.8 They performed a jejunoileal bypass to exclude a large segment of small bowel. This decreases the capability to absorb a lot of the nutrients consumed. Bypasses of this nature grew out of favor because patients complained of uncontrollable diarrhea and experienced dehydration
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