Bariatric Surgery Resources

Books
The Weight Loss Surgery Coping Companion: A Practical Guide for Coping with Post-surgery Emotions,
by Tanie Miller Kabala, PhD, CreateSpace, 2011

Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies, 2nd Edition,
by Marina S. Kurian, MD, Barbara Thompson and Brian K. Davidson, For Dummies, 2012

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Online support
Accredited institutions, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP): https://www.facs.org/search/bariatric-surgery-centers

Accredited surgeons, ASMBS’ website: https://asmbs.org/patients/find-a-provider. Both lists are searchable by location.

New ADA guidelines for diabetes surgery: http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/39/6/861

Real patients report on life after surgery: http://www.bariatricpal.com/patients