The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the largest society for this specialty in the world. 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; and their website has invaluable information for anybody considering bariatric surgery.
ASMBS BMI Calculator
Beyond Change is a website providing many useful articles of articles to post bariatric surgery patients, ranging from self-help, to dieting, supplements and exercise
ObesityHelp.com is one of the leading websites providing useful information, articles, tools and groups to combat obesity. Many of its online resources are geared towards bariatric surgery.
Dr. Alanis is one of the pioneers of Bariatric Surgery in Houston, Texas.
Today, today 95% of his practice is in Bariatrics and he has performed over 4000 Bariatric cases both open and laparoscopic procedures, including lap bands, roux-en-y, and sleeve gastrectomies.
Being overweight has many negative implications.
The most serious consequence is the increased risk of illness and death with increasing severity of obesity, but many other areas of life are affected.
Use our interactive BMI Calculator
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. Enter your weight and height to find out your BMI.
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