Published August 2013

This Tool Kit was updated June 2018.

These documents have been compiled to assist ASMBS members in their advocacy efforts.

Advocacy Resources

Key Membership Directories

Fact Sheets

Letters

ASMBS Members can download and edit this letter

ASMBS Members can download and edit this letter

ASMBS Members can download and edit this letter

Position Statements

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Presentations

Presentations – Historical References

Publications

Impact of Obesity on Health and Mortality


Safety and Risks Associated with Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project January 2007


Bariatric Surgery and Adolescents


Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Obesity-Related Conditions

The American Journal of Cardiology 2008


Impact of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery on Type 2 Diabetes


Long-Term Effectiveness of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


Economics of Obesity and Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


Bundled Payments Tool Kit


References