We want to give our patients as many resources as possible. The below links are intended to provide further education and support along your weight loss journey.
Note: A BMI of 30 – 34.9 or BMI 35 – 39.9 with no comorbidities qualify for lap band but is usually not covered by insurance.
Free Online Food and Fitness Trackers
American College of Nutrition
ACN was established in 1959 to promote scientific endeavors in the field of nutritional sciences. The Web site includes message boards where current nutrition topics are discussed.Read More
American Society for Clinical Nutrition
The Clinical Division of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences was founded as the American Institute of Nutrition (AIN) in 1928. The Web site includes position papers and public interest information regarding obesity management.Read More
American Dietetic Association
With nearly 70,000 members, the American Dietetic Association is the nation’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. The Web site is a source of current nutrition information, ADA position papers and can assist in locating a dietitian in your area.Read More
American Obesity Association
The AOA was founded to be an agent of change. The Web site is intended to help you better understand obesity by providing a comprehensive site on obesity and overweight. The site includes educational materials, personal stories and provides assistance in understanding tax breaks associated with obesity management and obesity as a disability.Read More