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Nikki Kean

Managing Editor
Vertical Health, LLC
Montclair, NJ

About Nikki Kean

As a Managing Editor for Vertical Health, Nikki works closely with the Vertcal Health Editorial Boards and authors to craft practical, informative articles for physicians.

For most of her career, Nikki has worked as a healthcare journalist—starting as an Associate Editor and working up to Editor in Chief for a number of physician-directed newspapers in the fields of anesthesiology, gastroenterology, general surgery, and pharmacy. Prior to becoming Managing Editor of Vertical Health, Nikki worked for a Continuing Medical Education company, where she oversaw the development of programs in psychiatry, pain management, diabetes, and oncology. She also helped develop the curriculum for an annual psychiatry conference.

Nikki resides in New Jersey with her husband and three children.

Articles Written by Nikki Kean

Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke Lower After Weight-loss Surgery
Overweight diabetic patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery reduced their 10-year risk of having a heart attack by 40% and their risk for suffering a stroke by 42%.
ADA Issues New Nutritional Guidelines
Report stresses individualized meal planning that fits a person's food preferences and lifestyle.

Financial Disclosures for Nikki Kean

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Author's Statement

I, the undersigned, declare that neither I nor members of my immediate family have a financial interests or affiliation with commercial companies whose products and / or services may be mentioned in the materials I have authored, edited or reviewed for presentation on Vertical Health, LLC’s websites.
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