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Links We Trust

Rather than search the Web in hopes of finding accurate and reliable information, use the following links we trust.

Obesity Help
An all-inclusive Web site for people interested in all types of surgery and those who have completed surgery. Features include community-style online chat boards for all types of surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery
Provides the information you need about obesity, weight loss surgery, making the choice, finding a surgeon, life after surgery, and additional resources to help in the decision-making process.

American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Learn about how the Society strives to advance the art and science of bariatric surgery by continued encouragement of its members.

Laparoscopic Gastric Band – Realize
As one of the weight-loss surgery options available at Sanford, this Web-based clinical support tool will provide you with information on the essential stages for success following surgery.

Bariatric Support Centers International
Provides long-term educational and support resources for weight-loss surgery patients and the professionals who serve them.

2013 AACE Comprehensive Diabetes Management Algorithm
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) released a new comprehensive diabetes management algorithm. This algorithm mentions bariatric surgery in the Complications Centric Model for Care of the Overweight/Obese Patient on page three of the document.