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- Medline Free Full Text Articles Search - "Anti-Obesity Agents "
Free, full-text, English language, journal articles indexed in Medline with "Anti-Obesity Agents" as a subject focus.
- Medline Free Full Text Journals Search - "Obesity"
Free, full-text, English language, clinically-focused journal articles indexed in Medline with "Obesity" as a subject focus.
- Medical News Today - Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News
The latest medical and health news headlines directed to an international audience of health professionals. Includes articles and reports of pharmaceutical and biotechnology developments.
- Science Daily News - Weight Loss
News releases regarding medical research developments from universities, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and other scientific institutions. These announcements present new discoveries in therapeutics and disease management. ScienceDaily Magazine.
- "Obesity" Powerpoint Lectures
Powerpoint lectures that discuss the use of journal impact factors in quantitatively assessing the importance of medical journals based upon the frequency that their articles are cited. collected by the Google search service.
- Obesity Surgery Publications and Productions at Pittsburgh
Papers and videos from the UPMC Weight Management Center.
- Obesity Research
Free full text journal articles made available by the publisher. Change the year in the search window for alternate years.
- Weight Management Resource Center at Medscape
REG A collection of news items, treatment updates, conference summaries, articles, practice guidelines, practical clinical tools on obesity, weight loss and weight maintenance. Free registration. Medscape, Inc.
- International Bariatric Surgery Registry Newsletter
Publishes short articles, reports and statistical data related to surgical treatment of obesity. 1995-present. Department of Surgery, The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.
- Obesity Online-The Internet Magazine
Original articles, news, slides, and weblinks on the research, surgery, and medical treatment of massive obesity. Editor-In-Chief is Karl A. Miller, MD, of the Surgical Department of the General Hospital of Salzburg, Austria.
- Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
$ Original articles, reviews, and case reports related to diabetes, obesity and related disorders. Free access to TOCs and abstracts 1999-present. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&cmd=Search&term=%22Diabetes+Obes+Metab%22[Jour]. Subscription fee. Blackwell Science Ltd.
- Eating and Weight Disorders
$ REG Publishes reports of clinical and experimental studies, discussions, and reviews on anorexia, bulimia and obesity. 1998-present. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&cmd=Search&term=%22Eat+Weight+Disord%22[Jour]. Fee registration for full text. Free abstracts. Editrice Kurtis, Milano, Italy.
- International Journal of Obesity
$ Includes original research papers, short communications and letters related to basic and applied studies in the biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, psychiatry, and genetics of obesity, diabetes and related disorders. Free access to TOCs, and abstracts, 1997-present. Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&cmd=Search&term=%22Int+J+Obes%22[Jour] Subscription fee. Nature Publishing Group.
- Obesity Research
Publishes original articles, reviews, news and commentaries in all areas of obesity research. Peer-reviewed. Free access to TOCs and abstracts, 1993-present. Access to full text restricted to subscribers. Free subscription to eTOCs. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&cmd=Search&term=%22Obes+Res%22[Jour]. Official Journal of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity.
- Obesity Chapter - Family Practice Notebook
A section from an ongoing compendium of the diagnosis and management of common medical problems seen in Family Practice. Family Practice Notebook, LLC.
- Obesity in Adults Clinical Guide
An evidence-based guide that assists health practitioners in effectively managing obese adult patients. The publication was developed by the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). PDF file format.
- American Society for Bariatric Surgery
The largest society for bariatric surgeons in the world. This website presents information about the Society, membership information, news, upcoming courses and meetings, and a review of surgery for obesity.
- American Society of Bariatric Physicians
A national professional medical specialty society of licensed physicians who offer specialized programs in the medical treatment of obesity (bariatrics) and its associated conditions. Presents information about the Society, news & views, practice guidelines, publications, CME courses, weight loss programs, FAQs, and a directory of bariatric physicians.
- Association for the Study of Obesity
Includes information about the Association, research programs, news and events, conferences and conference papers, and the Obesity Resource Information Centre with fact sheets on various aspects of obesity, and links to other obesity related sites. Searchable. UK.
- American Obesity Association
An organization focused on changing public policy and perceptions about obesity through education and lobbying. This website includes membership information, mission and policy statements, publications, news, research reports, meetings, basic information about obesity and related complications, facts about obesity treatment, and an action plan to reduce the prevalence of obesity.
- International Association for the Study of Obesity
Includes membership information, news, conference listings, reports of research, publications, job opportunities, related links, reports of the International Obesity TaskForce. Searchable.
- International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
Includes membership information, statements on morbid obesity and its treatment, bariatric surgeons qualifications and individual listing, guidelines for patient selection for bariatric surgery, upcoming meetings, publications, links to related web sites, abstracts from the Obesity Surgery journal 2001.
- North American Association for the Study of Obesity
News, press releases, announcements, meetings, calendar of events, discussion group, publications & guidelines, fellowships and reseach fundings, links to related web sites. Searchable.
- Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand
Presents information about the Society, information for members and patients, short description of history and technique of bariatric surgery, related links.
- Body mass Index Calculator
Users enter weight and height. The BMI level is offered along with comparison tables.
- Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Video
A video of the Lap Band procedure in which an adjustable silicone band that is placed by laparoscopic "keyhole" surgery around the upper part of the stomach to create a small gastric pouch.
- The Story of Surgery for Obesity
A short history of bariatric surgery, bariatric procedures, gastric bypass techniques and complications. American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
- Obesity: Assessment and Management in Primary Care - 2000
Year 2000 evidence-based guidelines that provide guidance on the identification and management of overweight and obese patients.
- Clinical Guidelines on Overweight and Obesity at NHLBI
Presents clinical guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults. Includes press releases, tip sheets, and a Body Mass Index table and calculator. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
- Obesity Diagnosis and Management CME from AAFP
Free case studies on pharmacological, non-pharmacological management, and surgical approaches. American Academy of Family Physicians.
- Treating Obesity Seriously CME at AACE
Slide and audio lectures for accredited CME units. American Association of of Clinical Endocrinologists.
- Shape Up America!
Presents information for patients, families, and health professionals. Includes the latest information about safe weight management, weight loss programs, diabesity, news & press releases, publications, BMI, fitness and support centers, FAQs, Body Fat Lab, quizzes, and CyberKitchen-a guide to healthy eating.
- NIDDK - Weight Loss and Control
Includes fact sheets related to eating disorders, obesity, diet, nutrition, and weight loss, statistical data, research reports, information about clinical trials, and links to related web resources. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, NIH.
- Body Composition Test
Explains Body Mass Index, risk levels, includes a table to calculate risk based on height/weight ratio.
- Obesity - APICENTER
Includes a large collection of links to obesity and weight management resources for patients and health professionals, such as reports of research, news, guidelines, meetings, obesity medications, publications. APIMED International-The Health Channel, Helsinki, Finland.
- Clinical Guidelines on the Managment of Obesity in Adults
National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); 1998.
- Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity
Educational materials about the University of California at Irvine's Bariatric surgery program.
- Morbid Obesity: No Longer Just a Hopeless Disease
A slide presentation on risks, pathophysiology, treatment options and outcomes of surgical treatment of morbid obesity. By Walter J. Pories, MD, Departments of Surgery and Biochemistry, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina Unversity.
- Body Mass Index Calculator (BMI)
Input values include height and weight. BMI values are returned.
- The Science of Obesity and Weight Control
Includes full text articles, news, editorials, FAQs, a Body Mass Index table, Find a Doctor section, and pages on genetics, weight control, nutrition, medications, and alternate therapies, with text and annotated links to related Web sites. Searchable. Ben Z. Krentzman, M.D.