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
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