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Maglione MA, Gibbons MM, Livhits M, et al. Bariatric Surgery and Nonsurgical Therapy in Adults With Metabolic Conditions and a Body Mass Index of 30.0 to 34.9 kg/m2 [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2013 Jun. (Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 82.)

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Bariatric Surgery and Nonsurgical Therapy in Adults With Metabolic Conditions and a Body Mass Index of 30.0 to 34.9 kg/m2 [Internet].

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Abbreviations/Acronyms

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AMSTAR

Measurement tool created to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews

BL

Baseline

BMI

Body Mass Index

BPD

Biliopancreatic Diversion

cc

Cubic Centimeters

CCTs

Controlled Clinical Trials

CDQDPS

China Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Study

CENTRAL

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

CER

Comparative Effectiveness Review

CHIP

Children's Health Insurance Program

CINAHL

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CMS

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPAP

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

CV

Cardiovascular

CVD

Cardiovascular Disease

DARE

Cochrane Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects

DM

Diabetes Mellitus

DPP

Diabetes Prevention Program

EPC

Evidence-based Practice Center

EWL

Excess Weight Loss

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

GHb

Glycated Hemoglobin

GI

Gastrointestinal

HbA1c

Glycosylated Hemoglobin

HDL

High-Density Lipoprotein

HFLC

High-Fat Low-Carbohydrate Diet

IDPP

Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme

IGT

Impaired Glucose Tolerance

LAGB

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

LDL

Low-Density Lipoprotein

LFHC

Low-Fat High-Carbohydrate Diet

N

Sample Size

OSA

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

QOL

Quality of Life

RCTs

Randomized Controlled Trials

RYGB

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

SE

Standard Error

SG

Sleeve Gastrectomy

TEP

Technical Expert Panel

UKPDS

United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study

VBG

Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

VLCDs

Very-Low-Calorie Diets

WMD

Weighted Mean Difference

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