For more information on the LAP-BAND® System, obesity and bariatric surgery please refer to the Community Bariatric Services blog, which frequently features Dr. McEwen, and to the following links.
Overweight and Obesity (CDC)
American Diabetes Association
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
U.S. National Library of Medicine