Tonya M Smoot
- Increasing awareness of obesity as a treatable medical conditionNancy C Kuppersmith
Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
J Ky Med Assoc 104:141-5. 2006..To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a population comprised of patients seen at two local primary care clinics and to evaluate the management of this epidemic in a primary care setting...
- Gastric bypass surgery in the United States, 1998-2002Tonya M Smoot
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1187-9. 2006..0 to 38.6. This observed increase in the rate of gastric bypass surgery for the treatment of obesity may be attributed in part to improvements in surgical technique, improved patient outcomes, and increased popularity of this procedure...