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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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