Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Nutritional, Metabolic, and Nonsurgical Support of the Bariatric Patient (2013)

This 2013 update to clinical practice guidelines for bariatric surgery addresses the roles of sleeve gastrectomy, bariatric surgery in patients with type-2 diabetes, bariatric surgery for patients with mild obesity, copper deficiency, informed consent, and behavioral issues. The guidelines were updated by AACE, The Obesity Society and the American Association of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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