Additional Resources

BARIATRIC SURGERY

Weight Management – Position of ADA
http://www.eatright.com/erm/erm022400.html

Bariatric Surgery
http://www.yoursurgery.com/ProcedureDetails.cfm?BR=1&Proc=5

Gastric Surgery for Severe Obesity
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/nutrit/pubs/gastsurg.htm

Obesity Treatment
http://www.obesity.org/subs/fastfacts/Obesity_Treatment.shtml

Calculate Your Body Mass Index
http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi

Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/nutrit/pubs/statobes.htm

FEMALE ALTERNATIVE SURGERY

Institute for Female Alternative Medicine
www.alternativesurgery.com

Benign Fibroid Tumor
http://www.fibroidoptions.com/backgrnd.htm
About.com: Women’s Health and Fibroid Tumors
About.com: Women’s Health Message Boards
Womens Health Center – Fibroid Interactive Questions
Centers for Disease Control Reproductive Health Page
Information from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Hystersisters: A hysterectomy recovery support website
Hysterectomy and Post-Operative Problems: Women’s Diagnostic Cyber – a women’s health site
WomenFirst.Com – A web site covering health issues for women over 40
Women’s Surgery Group – A site examining the pros and cons of surgery

Ovarian Cyst
http://familydoctor.org/handouts/279.html
http://webmd.lycos.com/content/article/1711.50479
http://www.healthsquare.com/mc/fgmc0282.htm

WOUND CARE

Chronic Wound Healing
http://coninfo.nursing.uiowa.edu/sites/chronicwound/index.htm

Advances in Skin & Wound Care
http://www.woundcarenet.com

Wound Care Information Network
http://www.medicaledu.com

The Electronic Journal of Wound Management Practice
http://www.worldwidewounds.com