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110800 - How to Treat quiz: Current status of bariatric surgery

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Obesity results from a complex interaction between the environment and a person’s genetic make-up. Weight loss is the most effective treatment for the majority of obesity-related complications. In those with more significant obesity surgery is the only proven intervention. In most patients, surgery results in predictable and sustained long-term weight loss, resolution or improvement of most weight-related complications and improved quality of life.

Learning outcomes
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the short and long-term consequences of overweight and obesity.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to explain the advantages and disadvantages of the various surgical procedures.
  • On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to advise patients re nutritional management to ensure their dietary/supplemental intake is adequat
  • Delivery
    Title
    110800 - How to Treat quiz: Current status of bariatric surgery
    Location
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    04-Oct-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1 hour
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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