American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the largest society for this specialty in the world. The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. We deliver services to hundreds of communities. We provide objective and credible information. We give a voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
ObesityHelp is dedicated to the education, empowerment and support of all individuals affected by obesity, along with their families, friends, employers, surgeons and physicians.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
American Heart Association
To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.