Bariatric Times

AUG 2016

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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36 Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2016 Bariatric Times • August 2016 B ARIATRIC FUSION, INC. D ry Vitamin D This water-miscible Dry Vitamin D contains 5000 IU of Vitamin D as Cholecalciferol (D3) in a small, quick dissolving, easy to swallow capsule. Iron Soft Chews Brand new from Bariatric Fusion, our Iron Soft Chews are a breakthrough in iron supplementation for bariatric patients. These Iron Soft Chews have 45mg of elemental iron f or enhanced absorption. Try our delicious new chews today! Sublingual B12 This great tasting sublingual formulation delivers 1000mcg of B12 and 200mcg of folic acid in each tablet. Our quick dissolving p reparation will help prevent and correct B 12 and folate deficiencies after all weight loss procedures. N ESTLÉ HEALTHCARE NUTRITION, INC. OPTISOURCE ® Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement O PTISOURCE ® C hewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement is formulated to help meet vitamin and mineral needs before and after bariatric surgery. New Flavors! Bariatric Advantage Calcium C itrate Chewy Bites Coconut & Strawberry Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewy Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites are specially formulated for bariatric patients, utilizing only elemental calcium from calcium citrate and delivering Vitamin D 3 to support calcium absorption. Delicious chews come in a variety of flavors that chews come in a variety of flavors that patients love, including Caramel, Chocolate, Peanut Butter Chocolate, Tropical Orange, a nd our newest Strawberry and Coconut f lavors. f Bariatric Advantage High Protein Shake Mix B ariatric Advantage High Protein Shake Mix is a delicious way to support the protein needs of post-operative bariatric patients. B oasting 20g of high quality protein from whey protein isolate, 6g of dietary fiber and only 1g of sugar, High Protein Shake Mix comes in 2 delicious flavors, Vanilla and comes in 2 delicious flavors, Vanilla and Chocolate. Bariatric Advantage Chewable Iron Bariatric Advantage offers chewable iron products that are designed to be easy on the digestive system, to support maximum absorption, and to foster patient adherence. We offer four formulas: Strawberry 18mg of iron with 30mg of vitamin C, Passion Fruit 29mg of iron with 60mg of vitamin C, Lemon Lime 60mg of iron with 250mg of vitamin C, and a delicious 30mg iron Chewy Bite in and a delicious 30mg iron Chewy Bite in Chocolate Raspberry Truffle. Chocolate Raspberry Truffle. Bariatric Advantage Iron Capsules Bariatric Advantage Iron Capsules are available for those patients who prefer easy- swallow capsules. One capsule, taken twice per day, provides 45mg of elemental iron from ferrous fumerate, a better tolerated form of iron, along with 400mg of Vitamin C to support Iron absorption. Bariatric Advantage B Vitamins Bariatric Advantage has a full line of B Vitamins including B1 (Thiamin) Capsules, B12 (Cobalamin) SpeedyMelts (fast melting tablets) in peppermint and black cherry flavor, Biotin Capsules, and B-50 Complex flavor, Biotin Capsules, and B-50 Complex Capsules which deliver a full spectrum of B Vitamins. Bariatric Advantage Vitamin D3 Bariatric Advantage Vitamin D only utilizes Vitamin D3, the clinically preferred form of Vitamin D. Available in 5,000 IU easy- swallow capsules, or higher doses of 10,000 IU in both chewable gel and liquid form. Bariatric Advantage Vitamin A Bariatric Advantage Vitamin A comes in a high potency easy-swallow mini capsule which delivers 10,000 IU of vitamin A as retinol acetate, in a water-miscible "dry" form that is usually recommended for patients with fat malabsorption. Bariatric Advantage Probiotics Bariatric Advantage provides a complete line of probiotics in both capsule and chewable form that feature selected probiotic strains that are clinically shown to support a healthy balance of intestinal flora in the digestive balance of intestinal flora in the digestive system for overall digestive health and well- being. Bariatric Advantage Therapeutic Products Bariatric Advantage offers a variety of nutritional products for the unique therapeutic supplement needs of some patients, including higher potency Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B1 (Thiamin), B12 (Cobalamin), Biotin, Copper, Zinc Omega-3, and Probiotics. C ELEBRATE VITAMINS M ultivitamins (without Iron or Calcium) Celebrate provides multivitamin options in 4 delivery systems (capsule, chewable, soft c hew and liquid) that are specific to each surgery type - gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, intragastric balloon, and duodenal switch. All p roducts have been developed to provide the optimum level of supplementation at an affordable price while maintaining the highest level of bioavailability and quality. Multivitamins with Calcium Citrate All patients require supplemental calcium, so Celebrate developed the Essential Multi line. Combining a multivitamin with 100% calcium citrate (the recommended form) makes it easier for patients to take their vitamins and increases compliance. The Essential Multi line includes Celebrate's Essential Multi 2 in 1 Chewable, Essential Multi 3 in 1 Drink Mix (includes fiber), and Essential Multi 4 in 1 Protein Shake (includes fiber and protein). Both liquid multivitamins are great alternatives for patients in the early postoperative period. Multivitamins with Iron Many patients require supplemental iron after weight-loss surgery, but iron needs vary for everyone. Celebrate offers multivitamins with 4 different levels of iron to allow for individual requirements, in caspule and chewable formulations- Multi-Complete 36 (36mg of iron), Multi-Complete 45 (45mg of iron), Multi-Complete 60 (60mg of iron), and Multi-AGB (18mg of iron). Iron + C All of the options of iron available from Celebrate Vitamins also contain vitamin C to enhance absorption and are formulated so that they will not cause teeth staining. There are 3 great-tasting chewable formulations available—18mg Tangerine, 30mg Grape, and 60mg Berry. There is also a 30mg swallowable tablet available. Calcium Citrate plus Vitamin D Calcium citrate is the preferred form of calcium for surgical weight-loss patients and Celebrate has the largest variety of calcium products of any bariatric supplement company. Celebrate offers 21 different items/flavors of calcium citrate which include items/flavors of calcium citrate which include tablets, chewables, soft chews, bars and powder (to be mixed in liquid). N UTRITION CONTINUED Nutrition: Vitamins continued Therapeutic Supplements C elebrate's therapeutic line of supplements w ere created for patients that may require higher levels of supplementation in addition to a standard vitamin protocol. The line includes Hair, Skin & Nails, Zinc plus Copper, Thiamin (B-1) 100mg, B-50 Complex, B-12 Sublingual Quick-melt, & Vitamin D3 (5000 IU) Quick-melt. E ssential Protein 2 in 1 Protein & Calcium Bars Celebrate's Essential Protein 2 in 1 Protein & C alcium Bars are yet another great option for w eight-loss patients to take their protein and calcium. With 15g of protein and 500mg of calcium citrate it's the perfect bar for nutritional compliance and aiding in weight- loss as part of a low-calorie eating plan. PHARMICS, INC. Ferretts Iron Tablets (325mg Ferrous Fumarate) Dye and Gluten Free. Gentle and Effective, Better Tolerated for Better Results. Ferretts IPS Liquid Iron Gentle, non-constipating iron with a unique delivery mechanism for better absorption and tolerability. Feel the difference. Ferretts Chewable Iron Delicious lemon lime flavor. Better Tolerated means Better Compliance and Better Results. O-Cal FA Multi Vitamin and Mineral Supplement • Complete formulation: 17 vitamins and minerals • Well tolerated: Gentle • Small easy-to-swallow tablets • One tablet daily • Unique formula • Dye free. Sugar free • Gluten free multivitamin • 8-month supply—an exceptional value!

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