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Fitness & Nutrition

  • American Dietetic Association promotes optimal nutrition and well-being for all people by advocating for its members.
  • Tops is a nonprofit organization that offers a healthy, caring, and supportive approach to weight control.

Financial and Insurance Help

Obesity Law and Advocacy

Additional Resources

  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center's Health Information Library.
  • American Society of Bariatric Physicians provides assistance in locating a bariatric physician.
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgery provides education for surgeons and allied health professionals.
  • Bariatric Advantage provides a wide variety of information for the morbidly obese and those who have had bariatric surgery. Check out their books and magazines section.
  • Dr. Greene’s Advanced Surgery website.
  • The LAP-BAND Adjustable Gastric Banding System is a tool that can help you achieve long-term weight loss, and produce positive, life-enhancing changes.
  • Obesity Action Coalition is a non-profit, patient-based organization dedicated to educating and advocating on behalf of those affected by obesity, morbid obesity and childhood obesity. The mission of the OAC is to elevate and empower those affected by obesity through education, advocacy, and support.
  • Obesity Help offers support for initiatives to address morbid obesity and provides obesity-related health resources.
  • The Weight-Control Information Network provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.

Weight Loss Surgery

FREE Weight-loss Surgery Seminar

Register to attend a FREE seminar on the weight-loss surgery options available at Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center.

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Contact Us

For additional information about our bariatric surgery program, please contact:

Yulia Eskin, MSN, CRNP-A
Bariatric Program Coordinator
Phone: 240-826-5278

Patient Stories

We’re writing new chapters in the lives of our patients, their families and our community daily. These are their stories: