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​Online Bariatric Surgery Resources

Below are online resources for education about weight loss and bariatric surgery.

UPMC's Life After Weight Loss Program 
The program specializes in body contouring, lifestyle, and nutritional counseling for long-term weight loss success.​
American Obesity Association
For the public and health professionals; provides information regarding health effects of obesity and treatment.​
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Association for Morbid Obesity Support
An excellent, popular website run by patients who have had surgery.​
The Original Obesity Surgery Support Group
Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity
A United States government-sponsored site with very good statistics regarding prevalence and severity of obesity.​

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