Even with all of our knowledge here at ARH, we feel it's important to offer more sources which you may find helpful in order to answer any other questions you may have.
Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world.
Obesity Help is dedicated to the education, empowerment and support of all individuals affected by obesity, along with their families, friends, employers, surgeons and physicians. See Dr. Oldham and Weiss's profiles here.
WLS Lifestyles is a national publication & media outlet dedicated to providing inspiration, education & support for people struggling with obesity or maintaining a healthy weight.
Bariatric Support Centers International
“Our mission is to provide long-term educational and support resources for weight loss surgery patients and the professionals who serve them.”
BariatricEdge.com is dedicated to providing education to all people affected by morbid obesity—from interested, qualified surgery candidates and bariatric surgery patients to the general public.
The LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System
The LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System is a powerful weight loss tool that can support you on the journey towards your life goals by helping you to eat less, yet feel satisfied.
Weight Loss Surgery Info
Weight loss surgery is a life-altering decision — one of the most important decisions a person will ever make; a site offering information and education about weight loss surgery.
Obesity Action Coalition
As a grassroots organization, the reason and need for the OAC’s formation was to bring together the individuals who are impacted by the life-changing disease of obesity. The OAC offers you comprehensive and unbiased educational and advocacy information.
American Heart Association
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders.
Food and Nutriiton Information Center
The Food and Nutrition Information Center – a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.
Mayo Clinic Food and Nutrition Center
Understand the fundamentals of food and nutrition — the food pyramid, fiber, fat and cholesterol, calories, and the elements of a healthy diet.