Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

The Behavior and Biology Behind Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

The Behavior and Biology Behind Bariatric Surgery Outcomes Research Original Investigation Behavioral Variables and Weight Change 3 Years After Bariatric Surgery Invited Commentary Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS; Marilyn Woodruff, MSN, ANP-BC; Jenna Arnould, MS, RD Morbid obesity is a growing public health concern in the United tices and their association with weight loss 3 years after sur- States. There is also increasing recognition of the benefits of gery. They use a unique, well-established multi-institutional bariatric surgery in curbing the obesity epidemic. Bariatric sur- study (Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery-2 study) gery is often referred to as a to collect clinical and patient-reported outcomes. The study piece in the puzzle required includes a survey regarding specific weight control practices Related article page 752 for acute and persistent such as self-weighing weekly, keeping a food diary, and eat- weight loss. Unfortunately, significant variation remains in the ing breakfast regularly. sustainability of postoperative weight loss, which may be This study confirms an existing literature describing the driven by behavior, biology, or a combination of the two. importance of postoperative behavioral compliance. Of The vast majority of efforts aimed at maximizing the favor- course, the devil is in the details—how do bariatric surgery able effects of bariatric surgery have focused http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Surgery American Medical Association

The Behavior and Biology Behind Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

JAMA Surgery , Volume 151 (8) – Aug 1, 2016

The Behavior and Biology Behind Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

Abstract

Research Original Investigation Behavioral Variables and Weight Change 3 Years After Bariatric Surgery Invited Commentary Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS; Marilyn Woodruff, MSN, ANP-BC; Jenna Arnould, MS, RD Morbid obesity is a growing public health concern in the United tices and their association with weight loss 3 years after sur- States. There is also increasing recognition of the benefits of gery. They use a unique, well-established multi-institutional bariatric surgery in curbing the obesity...
Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/the-behavior-and-biology-behind-bariatric-surgery-outcomes-9ZScjiejqN
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6254
eISSN
2168-6262
DOI
10.1001/jamasurg.2016.0479
pmid
27097015
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Research Original Investigation Behavioral Variables and Weight Change 3 Years After Bariatric Surgery Invited Commentary Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS; Marilyn Woodruff, MSN, ANP-BC; Jenna Arnould, MS, RD Morbid obesity is a growing public health concern in the United tices and their association with weight loss 3 years after sur- States. There is also increasing recognition of the benefits of gery. They use a unique, well-established multi-institutional bariatric surgery in curbing the obesity epidemic. Bariatric sur- study (Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery-2 study) gery is often referred to as a to collect clinical and patient-reported outcomes. The study piece in the puzzle required includes a survey regarding specific weight control practices Related article page 752 for acute and persistent such as self-weighing weekly, keeping a food diary, and eat- weight loss. Unfortunately, significant variation remains in the ing breakfast regularly. sustainability of postoperative weight loss, which may be This study confirms an existing literature describing the driven by behavior, biology, or a combination of the two. importance of postoperative behavioral compliance. Of The vast majority of efforts aimed at maximizing the favor- course, the devil is in the details—how do bariatric surgery able effects of bariatric surgery have focused

Journal

JAMA SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 2016

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$499/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month