TITLE

Tipping the Scales of WEIGHT-LOSS Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Henderson, Shirley
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Ebony;May2006, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the growing number of weight-loss operations in the U.S. as of April 2006. Range of surgical cost; Approximate number of overweight adults, according to the American Obesity Association; Highlights of a study on bariatric surgery.
ACCESSION #
20600969

 

Related Articles

  • Tipping the Scales of WEIGHT-LOSS Surgery. Henderson, Shirley // Ebony;May2006, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p132 

    Reports on the growing number of weight-loss operations in the U.S. as of April 2006. Range of surgical cost; Approximate number of overweight adults, according to the American Obesity Association; Highlights of a study on bariatric surgery.

  • Obesity intervention "very effective" in reducing drug costs.  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;12/11/2010, Issue 618, p7 

    The article discusses research on the cost effectiveness of a medically supervised intensive behavioural weight loss programme in improving diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in obese patients, referencing a study by J. W. Anderson and colleagues presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the...

  • Obesity intervention "very effective" in reducing drug costs.  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;12/15/2010, Issue 619, p7 

    The article discusses research on the effectiveness of a medically supervised intensive behavioural weight loss programme on improving diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors and reducing medical costs among obese persons, which references a study by J. W. Anderson and colleagues presented at...

  • Why the attitude? McPHILOMY, ELIZABETH // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Mar2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p45 

    The article presents the author's perspectives on the need for medical practitioners to exert more effort to help obese patients to lose weight in the U.S. She cited the direct costs associated with obesity on the national health expenditures of the country. She argues that reminding patients...

  • The cost of obesity in Canada. Birmingham, C. Laird; Muller, Jennifer L.; Palepu, Anita; Spinelli, John J.; Anis, Aslam H. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p483 

    Researches the direct costs related to the treatment of and research into obesity in Canada in 1997. Methods; Results; Interpretation.

  • Daily Reminders Help Dieters Stay On Track.  // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Oct99, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p6 

    Discusses a study which suggested that contact with weight counselors help obese individuals stick to their weight loss program.

  • Non-surgical program, primary care practices helped morbidly obese patients lose weight. Brannon, Matthew // Endocrine Today;Feb2010, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p19 

    The article discusses research on a non-surgical program designed to help morbidly obese people to loose weight, by D. H. Ryan and colleagues, published in the 2010 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine."

  • Dieting for Dollars. Phillips, Barbara A. // Internal Medicine Alert;11/15/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p161 

    THIS WAS A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED STUDY OF 3 MATCHED groups of overweight workers who were recruited from North Carolina colleges by email, letters, and flyers. Internet access was required to participate in order to fill out surveys and undergo initial screening. Overall, the 201 participants...

  • Do You Think Like a 'Weight Regainer'? Gayagoy, Gabrielle; Doheny, Kathleen // Shape;Jan2004, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p20 

    Presents guidance for overweight people on how to lose weight.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics