The Network is a national information service of the National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. It was established in 1994 to provide health professionals and consumers with science-based information on obesity, weight control, and nutrition.
WebMD provides comprehensive health information and services. The website includes the Weight Control Health Center, which is dedicated to education about morbid obesity and its treatment options.
Club TOPS is a nonprofit organization that offers a healthy, caring, and supportive approach to weight control.
The Society is an interdisciplinary society with the purpose of developing, extending, and disseminating knowledge in the field of obesity.
Founded in 1887, the NIH is comprised of 25 separate institutes and centers, all part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The nation's largest nonprofit organization devoted to the awareness and prevention of eating disorders.
The CDC is the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people by providing information to enhance health decisions and to promote health through strong partnerships.
The Society was founded in 1983. Foremost American surgeons have formed this society's leadership and have established an excellent organization with educational and support programs for surgeons and allied health professionals.
The Society is a professional medical society of licensed physicians who specialize in the medical treatment of obesity and its associated conditions. Formed in 1950, ASBP has been instrumental in offering practical information that doctors can use in their bariatric practices, and supporting public policies to prevent overweight and obesity.
The Association will champion the cause by promoting education, research, and community action that can improve the quality of life and self-image of sufferers.
Founded more than 150 years ago, the American Medical Association's strategic agenda remains rooted in its historic commitment to standards, ethics, excellence in medical education and practice, and advocacy on behalf of the medical profession and the patients it serves.
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency with the mission of reducing disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The American Dietetic Association promotes optimal nutrition and well-being for all people by advocating for its members.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information, and advocacy. The mission of the organization is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.