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Assessment Of Nutrition Knowledge And Dietary Behaviors Of Post Bariatric Surgery Patients Attending The Outpatient Clinic Of Rashid Hospital, Dubai, Souheir Mahmoud Alia Mar 2018

Assessment Of Nutrition Knowledge And Dietary Behaviors Of Post Bariatric Surgery Patients Attending The Outpatient Clinic Of Rashid Hospital, Dubai, Souheir Mahmoud Alia

Food Science Theses

Obesity is regarded as an increasingly prevalent public health problem, with enormous adverse health consequences. It also increases the risk for co-morbidities. There are several means to treat obesity, and bariatric surgery has emerged as one of the most prevalent ways to treat obesity. Despite the vast research assessing nutrition knowledge of patients regarding several health conditions, existing research assessing the nutrition knowledge of post-bariatric surgery patients is limited, although this category of patients is very susceptible to malnutrition post-surgery. The aim of this study was to assess the patients’ general nutrition knowledge and the knowledge specific to the dietary ...