American Obesity Association — An Educational Organization

American Society for Bariatric Surgery

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity

BioEnterics Corporation — Information about the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System

Obesity treatment options — from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Commercial, wide-ranging site with chat rooms — Academy of Bariatric Surgeons in Irvine, CA

Commercial site with good information on the various types of gastric bypass —

Carnie Wilson’s personal story



Try out these sites for more information about obesity, health and nutrition.


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