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VA Boston Healthcare System


Helpful Websites

These websites may be helpful to you in your journey considering surgery or after your surgery.  Some of these websites are outside of the VA, follow the hyperlinks below.

MOVE!  The VA’S weight loss and healthy lifestyle program, a great resource available for free to our veterans!

My Health e Vet is a great resource offered to our Veterans to take ownership of their health care and provides our patients with secure messaging with their health care providers.  To join or learn more, visit

The USDA’s website “ Choose My Plate” has great nutrition information for meal-planning and calorie counting.

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery’s patient information website:

Obesity Help is a website of “blogs” which is patient-led, to connect with other patients before and after surgery.

Web MD’s information page discussing Gastric Bypass Surgery

Useful links:

Bariatric Homepage
Considering Surgery?
Qualifying/Planning for Surgery
Preparing for Surgery
Non-surgical weight loss options
Meet Our Patients