• Collaborative Care Model Improves Physical and Mental Health

    By Dani K. Dodge Medlin Coordinating patients’ diabetes and cardiovascular treatment with mental health care can reduce depression while improving patients’ glucose and blood pressure numbers. Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Kaiser Permanente Colorado were among the 18 medical groups that participated in a nationwide initiative called COMPASS (Care of Mental, Physical and Substance-use Syndromes). The initiative ...
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  • The Role of Exercise Programs for Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients

    Bariatric surgery has recently emerged as the most successful treatment for severe obesity. The different surgical procedures — gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy — cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, decreasing absorption of nutrients or a combination of both. One of the referral criteria for bariatric ...
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  • The Role of Exercise Programs for Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients

    Bariatric surgery has recently emerged as the most successful treatment for severe obesity. The different surgical procedures – gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy – cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, decreasing absorption of nutrients or a combination of both. One of the referral criteria for ...
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