Bariatric Times

AUG 2017

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34 Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2017 Bariatric Times • August 2017 BARIATRIC FUSION, INC. Dry 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 c apsule. Iron Soft Chews Our Iron Soft Chews are a breakthrough in iron supplementation for bariatric patients. These Iron Soft Chews have 45mg of elemental iron for 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 preparation will help prevent and correct B12 and folate deficiencies after all weight loss procedures. NESTLÉ HEALTHCARE NUTRITION, INC. OPTISOURCE ® Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement OPTISOURCE ® Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement is formulated to help meet vitamin and mineral needs before and after bariatric surgery. CELEBRATE VITAMINS Multivitamins (without Iron or Calcium)— Path 1 Celebrate provides multivitamin options in four delivery systems (capsule, chewable, soft chew, and liquid) that are specific to each surgery type—gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, intragastric balloon, and duodenal switch. All products have been developed to provide the optimum level of supplementation at an affordable price while maintaining the highest level of bioavailability and quality. Multi-Complete (with Iron)—Path 2 Many patients require supplemental iron after weight loss surgery, but iron needs vary for everyone. Celebrate offers multivitamins with four 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). Essential Multi 2 in 1 (with Calcium Citrate) —Path 3 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. N UTRITION CONTINUED 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 • Eight-month supply—an exceptional value! B ariatric Advantage Chewable Multi Formula - High ADEK Bariatric Advantage Chewable Multi Formula - High ADEK is a comprehensive formula t hat provides high doses of fat-soluble v itamins needed by patients who have undergone duodenal switch or distal gastric bypass procedures. It can also be used in cases where a physician determines a patient has greater nutritional needs for nutrients like vitamin A or D. B ariatric Advantage Chewable Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D Bariatric Advantage Chewable Calcium Citrate tablets are specially formulated for b ariatric patients, utilizing 500mg calcium from only calcium citrate and delivering 500 IU of vitamin D3 to support calcium absorption. Available in delicious chocolate, cinnamon, and wild cherry flavors, and each h as been improved for smoother taste and non-chalky mouth-feel. New Flavors! Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites Bites 500 Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites 500 are specially formulated for bariatric patients, utilizing only elemental calcium from calcium citrate and delivering vitamin D3 to support calcium absorption. Delicious chews come in a variety of delicious flavors, including Caramel, Chocolate, Peanut Butter Chocolate, Tropical Orange, Strawberry, Coconut, and our newest flavor, Lemon! Raspberry coming soon! 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 30-mg iron Chewy Bite in Chocolate Raspberry Truffle flavor. Bariatric Advantage Iron Capsules Bariatric Advantage Iron Capsules are available for those patients who prefer 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 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. N utrition: Vitamins continued B ariatric Advantage FloraVantage ™ Probiotics Bariatric Advantage provides a complete line of FloraVantage probiotics in both capsule a nd chewable form that feature selected p robiotic strains that are clinically shown to support a healthy balance of intestinal flora in the digestive system for overall digestive health and well-being. FloraVantage Control is a targeted probiotic to help control body fat and weight. B ariatric Advantage Therapeutic Products Bariatric Advantage offers a variety of nutritional products for the unique therapeutic supplement needs of some p atients, including higher potency vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin B1 (thiamin), B12 (cobalamin), biotin, copper, zinc, and omega-3. I ron + C All of the options of iron available from Celebrate Vitamins also contain vitamin C to enhance absorption and are formulated so t hat they will not cause teeth staining. There a re three 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 i tems/flavors of calcium citrate which include tablets, chewables, soft chews, bars, and powder (to be mixed in liquid). Therapeutic Supplements C elebrate's therapeutic line of supplements were created for patients that may require higher levels of supplementation in addition t o 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, and Vitamin D3 (5000 IU) Quick-melt. Probiotic + Prebiotic Our BALANCE Probiotic and Prebiotic combination product is designed specifically for patients losing weight and/or working to maintain weight loss. Designed to help balance and support a healthy immune system and promote digestive health, our BALANCE may also assist with weight loss!* Many factors can alter your gut flora and this product helps to restore balance in a small, easy-to-swallow vegetarian capsule. * Many factors can alter your gut flora and this product helps to restore balance in a small, easy-to- swallow vegetarian capsule.

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