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2013-06-06 23:22:05

Over one third of adults in the U.S. are obese and the number of weight-loss surgeries are increasing. In a recent webinar from AllMed, utilization review and case managers learned about the criteria for determining medical necessity for these procedures. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 More than one third of adults in the United States are obese, which places individuals at higher risk of morbidity from conditions and diseases such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, and...

2012-12-21 05:01:50

A better understanding of the severity or spectrum of complications and the predictors after gastric bypass can be used to develop strategies to prevent complications, thereby improving overall results of weight-loss surgeries. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 More than one third of adults in the United States are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Dr. Julie J. Kim, a board-certified general surgeon and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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