Weight Loss Resources

Floyd Medical Center

We are excited about our partnership with Floyd Medical Center as our primary facility that we utilize to perform weight loss surgery.
www.floydbariatrics.org

American Society for Bariatric Surgery

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.
www.asmbs.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC is the lead federal agency for protecting the healthand safety of people by providing information to enhance health decisions and to promote health through strong partnerships.
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/

Fitday.com™

Get a free online diet journal to start tracking your foods,exercises, weight loss, and goals.
www.fitday.com

Obesity Help

A network of patients and physicians that provide a community of support for weight loss surgery patients.
www.obesityhelp.com

Shape Up America!

Shape Up America! is a high-profile national initiative to promote healthy weight and increased physical activity in America.
www.shapeup.org

Weight Loss Surgery Info

If you’re still unsure about bariatric surgery and want to take a step back to learn more about the basics, visit this website. While you’re there, sign up for the newsletter, WLS NewsSource. 
www.realize.com

Weight-control Information Network

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 establishedin 1994 to provide health professionals and consumers with science-based information on obesity, weight control, and nutrition.
http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/gastric.htm

Weight Loss Surgery Options

Educational website about weight loss surgery options provided by Allergan Health. 
www.WeightLossSurgeryOptions.com

American Dietetic Association

The American Dietetic Association promotes optimal nutritionand well-being for all people by advocating for its members.
www.eatright.org
 

American Diabetes Association®

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.
www.diabetes.org
 

Overeaters Anonymous®

A fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength, and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.
www.oa.org
 

Additional Resources

Dr. Scott and Bariatric Center staff work closely with other departments in the Harbin Clinic to provide you with quality, comprehensive care. Click on the department below for information on the department and physicians.