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What to expect at your final pre-op visit with the Nurse Practitioner

What to Expect at your Pre-Op prior to Bariatric Surgery By Sherril M. Boozer RN, MSN, FNP-BC The Preop Visit is a very important step in preparing for bariatric surgery. This appointment usually occurs 2 weeks before surgery in the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery offices at Turkey Creek Medical Center. At this appointment, […]

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Should Bariatric Patients Be Evaluated for Sleep Apnea?

Obesity is the #1 risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), with family history coming in at a close second. The strong correlation between obesity and the development of sleep apnea places bariatric patients of the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery at a higher risk of having sleep apnea than other populations. Lopez, Stefan, […]

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Should Bariatric Patients Be Evaluated for Sleep Apnea?

Obesity is the #1 risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), with family history coming in at a close second. The strong correlation between obesity and the development of sleep apnea places bariatric patients of the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery at a higher risk of having sleep apnea than other populations. Lopez, Stefan, […]

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