Bariatrics: The field of medicine that offers treatment for the person who is overweight with a comprehensive program including diet and nutrition, exercise, behavior modification, lifestyle changes and, when indicated, the prescription of appetite suppressants and other appropriate medications. Bariatrics also includes research into overweight, its causes, prevention, and treatment.
The word bariatrics was derived in the 20th century from the Greek baros (weight) + -iatrics (medical treatment). Other words derived from the same Greek root include barium and barometer.
n. (used with a sing. verb) The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity. [ BAR(O)- + -IATRICS .] bariatric bar ' iÂ·at ...
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National medical society of licensed physicians offering specialized programs in the medical treatment of obesity (bariatrics), weight loss and dieting.
Bariatrics (weight loss surgery) is designed to help patients control obesity. We use a minimally invasive, safe and effective weight loss surgery technique called LAP ...
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