A 26-year-old woman presented to the emergency department (ED) with progressive confusion and recurrent falls. The patient reported having vomiting and diarrhea for 1 week and several falls 1 day before her...
Bariatric surgery is the most successful weight management modality. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery is one bariatric surgical procedure developed for weight reduction in patients with morbid...
A 14-year-old boy with obesity presents to his pediatrician's office to discuss options for weight loss. He has had class 3 obesity for the majority of his life. His comorbid obstructive sleep apnea is...
According to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which of the following is a contraindication for bariatric surgery in pediatric patients?
Regina Kosiba, RD, LD, discusses key components of nutrition for bariatric surgery recipients, including special populations, such as athletes, patients who are pregnant, and patients receiving...