Accepted for Publication: April 11, 2012.
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Hsia and Brandt. Acquisition of data: Hsia and Fallon. Analysis and interpretation of data: Hsia. Drafting of the manuscript: Hsia, Fallon, and Brandt. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Hsia and Brandt. Administrative, technical, and material support: Hsia. Study supervision: Brandt.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Additional Contributions: We thank Emily Larimer, BS, and the members of the Adolescent Bariatric Team for their contributions: David Allen, BS; Margaret Lee, BA, MPH; Karin Price, PhD; Patricia Walters-Salas, BSN, RN-BC, CCM, CBN; and Gia Washington, PhD.