AND Pocket Guide to Bariatric Surgery

AND Pocket Guide to Bariatric Surgery

Fully updated 3rd edition! It covers the newest evidence-based research in metabolic and bariatric surgery. Additional content includes new nutrition counseling and educational tools, reviews of more liberal diet progression, and new procedures like anastomosis, endoscopic therapies, and biliopancreatic diversion.

As a bonus, the Academy offers practitioners who purchase the book, 7 CPE hours earned by completing the interactive quiz at: for a total of 28 CPE hours.

Weight Management DPG (14 contributing authors and 5 reviewers) and editors: Kellene Isom, PhD, MS, RD, CAGS and Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN.
Course Expiration Date: Mar-08-2027
Course Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 10.29
Product Name

Book Only (2440)

Regular price $35.00 $35.00

18.75 CE Online Test Only (W2441)

Regular price $140.00

18.75 CE Book & Online Test (W2442)

Regular price $170.00

Book Details

Author Weight Management DPG (14 contributing authors and 5 reviewers) and editors: Kellene Isom, PhD, MS, RD, CAGS and Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN.
Year Published 2021
Edition 3rd Edition
Publisher Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
ISBN 978-0880911917
Format Paperback
Page Count 333
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 18.75 CE Online Test Only: 181717
  • 18.75 CE Book & Online Test: 181717

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE 

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based 

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Describe and contrast two pros and cons each for the following procedures: Adjustable gastric band (AGB), Sleeve gastrectomy (SG), Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), Biliopancreatic diversion (BPD), and Single-anastomosis duodeno-ileostomy with sleeve.

2. Determine a person’s percentage of excess weight loss (%EWL).

3. List two researched benefits of metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS).

4. Determine a person’s total energy needs using the Mifflin-St.Jour method.

5. Explain the pre-acceptance protocol used as a criteria by private insurance companies before a patient is approved for MBS.

6. List three criteria used for the food intake following bariatric surgery.

7. List five foods that should be avoided/discouraged for the first few months following surgery.

8. State how many months it takes most patients to reach a period of weight stabilization.

9. Discuss approximately how much of a patient’s original weight will be regained.

10. Discuss the influence of each of the following on weight and appetite: Insulin, ghrelin, adrenaline, and glucose.

11. Identify six nutrients of particular importance when a person has MBS surgery and explain why a multi-nutrient supplement is required.

12. Explain two precautions each for a person with Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes considering MBS.

13. Discuss three important considerations for a teen and his family when considering MBS for the teen.

14. Explain the importance of fluids before, during, and after MBS procedures.

15. Describe three considerations for a woman who has had MBS and becomes pregnant.

16. Identify the post-MBS diet suggested for most patients.

17. Describe the job description of a bariatric registered dietitian.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
American College of Sports Medicine

Why We Chose This Book

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is known for its timely, high-quality books written by experts. The procedures for bariatric surgery require well-trained, dedicated practitioners with an in-depth knowledge of the various surgeries and the possible nutrition implications and complications. 

About the Author

This book was written by experts in the nutritional management of patients having bariatric surgery: Weight Management DPG and editors – Kellene Isom, PhD,MS, RD, CAGS and Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN.