Resources & Links

 
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800-366-1655 (consumer nutrition information line)
Web: http://www.eatright.org
 
American Diabetes Association
Attn: National Call Center
1701 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
800-342-2383
Web: http://www.diabetes.org
 
American Heart Association
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231-4596
800-AHA-USA1 (242-8721)
American Stroke Association
888-4-STROKE (478-7653)
Web: http://www.americanheart.org
 
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
100 S.W. 75th Street
Suite 201
Gainesville, FL 32607
352-331-4900
352-331-4975 (fax)
Web: http://www.asmbs.org
 
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
2821 S Parker Road
Suite 625
Aurora, CO 80014
Web: http://www.asbp.org
 
Bariatric Pal - Your Friend in Bariatrics
The largest online bariatric support group.
Web: http://www.lapbandtalk.com
 
Bariatric Support Centers International
This site provides a forum for patients to chat and receive support.
Web: http://www.BariatricSupportCenter.com
 
Celebrate brand Bariatric Supplement Vitamins
8691 Wadsworth Rd.
Suite 130
Wadsworth, OH 44281
Toll Free: (877) 424-1953
Web: http://www.celebratevitamins.com
 
Fitness Fundamentals: Presidents Counsel on Physical Fitness
Web: http://hoptechno.com/book11.htm
 
Interactive Meal Planner
Web: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt/menuplanner.html
 
The LAP-BAND System
All about the LAP-BAND system for achieving long-term weight loss
1-855-2-REALIZE (1-855-273-2549)
Web: http://www.Lap-band.com
 
Obesity Action Coalition
Dedicated to improving the lives of individuals affected by the disease of obesity.
Web: http://www.obesityaction.org
 
The Obesity Society
1250 24th Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
202-776-7711
202-776-7712 (fax)
Web: http://www.obesity.org
 
Obesity Help, Inc.
Excellent resource guide for bariatric patients.
Web: http://www.ObesityHelp.com
 
REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band
Bariatric and metabolic resources for a healthier life
Web: http://www.bariatricedge.com
 
Shape Up America
Web: http://www.shapeup.org
 
ChooseMyPlate.gov
Provides practical information to help consumers build healthier diets
Web: http://www.choosemyplate.gov
 
Weight Control Information Network
Web: http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm
 
 

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Contact Information

Saint Thomas Medical Partners Center for Surgical and Medical Weight Loss
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2021 Church Street, Suite 104
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Telephone: (615) 284-2400
Fax: (615) 284-4644
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Saint Thomas Rutherford
1840 Medical Center Pkwy.,
Suite 405
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
TelePhone: (615) 396-4965
Fax: (615) 396-5700

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