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Allergan

Allergan is the manufacturer of the LAP-BAND System.Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories.

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American Diabetes Association (ADA)

The ADA leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.

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American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS)

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. The society provides educational and support programs for surgeons and integrated health professionals. It advances the art and science of metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality and safety of care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases.

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Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. Through leadership, prevention, management and research, Diabetes Australia is committed to reducing the impact of diabetes. We work in partnership with diabetes health professionals and educators, researchers and healthcare providers to minimise the impact of diabetes on the Australian community.

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Health Tools Online

This website contains tools to assess you overall health. Website features interactive health tools, Slideshows, quizzes, web-based movies on anatomies, surgical procedures to take control of your health.

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Heart Foundation Australia

The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. For over 50 years, we’ve led the battle to save lives and improve the heart health of all Australians. Our sights are set on a world where people don’t suffer or die prematurely because of heart disease.

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Hips Knees

All About Athritis, Hips and Knees – information to help consumers understand the 
structure and function of the hips and knees and take charge of Orthopaedic health.

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Lap-Band System (Australia)

Lap-Band System is owned by Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. – which was founded upon the initial work of the Apollo Group, an international think tank of world-renowned gastroenterologists and surgeons from five leading universities.

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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) – National Institutes of Health

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

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National Library of Medicine (NLM) – National Institutes of Health

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a centre of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology.

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Obesity Medicine Association

Obesity Medicine Association strives to provide the best resources for our members in order to help them advance the field of obesity medicine, deliver evidence-based treatments, and improve the lives of patients affected by obesity. We offer unique, accredited educational opportunities and promote the sharing of information among our members to enrich the learning experience. We support advocacy efforts through our involvement in the Obesity Care Continuum and the American Medical Association House of Delegates.

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ObesitySociety

The Obesity Society desires to better understand, prevent and treat obesity to improve the lives of those affected through research, education and advocacy. Lead the charge in advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity.

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Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand

The Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand desires to promote the advancement of knowledge, and maintain standards, in the clinical area of the diagnosis and the treatment of the disease of obesity, with particular emphasis on the use of surgical procedures.

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The Gut Foundation

The Gut Foundation was founded by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia in 1983.Our main interest is in primary prevention of disease through better nutrition.The Gut Foundation is a not for profit organisation specialising in research and education of all aspects of gastrointestinal and digestive health, for both the public and fellow medical practitioners.

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