Links and Downloads

Top Weight and Wellness Web Sites for Patient Education and Guidance

American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

The ASMBS website offers information about the latest research and breakthroughs in bariatric surgery, information for individuals considering surgery, and resources for healthcare professionals.

Obesity Action Coalition

A non-profit organization designed to help individuals affected by obesity, through education, advocacy and support.

Obesity Help

This website offers a great deal of information about weight loss surgery, as well as information about groups patients can join to chat with others who are planning or have had surgery.

American Dietetic Association

The ADA is a national organization that provides information about healthy eating, food and nutrition information, nutrition tips and healthy recipes.

USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutritional needs of consumers.

American Obesity Association (AOA)

Through research, education and advocacy, the American Obesity Association's aim is to better understand, prevent, and treat obesity and improve the lives of those affected by it.

The Institute for Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine is a practice that incorporates methodology and tools that are specifically designed to prevent and treat chronic diseases such as obesity and other conditions (such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol) related to being severely overweight.