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October 10, 2018

Gastric sleeve vs gastric balloon

Gastric sleeve vs gastric balloon: Your guide to the pros and cons While bariatric procedures should still be accompanied by a change in lifestyle, they can make it much easier to avoid overeating and to lose weight with a successful long-term outlook. Two of the most popular weight loss procedures are gastric sleeve surgery and […]

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August 3, 2018

Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The complete guide for long-term weight loss

For many struggling to reduce their obesity, a popular and effective weight loss procedure is gastric sleeve surgery, which can significantly reduce one’s weight and keep it off over time. In addition, the resulting weight loss may lead to benefits such as the reduction or elimination of chronic obesity-related diseases. If you have been struggling […]

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April 18, 2018

Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet

Bariatric surgical procedures focus on altering the digestive tract to limit the amount of food you can consume or absorb. The first bariatric surgery designed for weight loss was performed in the 1950s, and since then, weight loss options have evolved to include multiple techniques supported by decades of data on their long-term success. As an important […]

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April 10, 2018

BMI of Texas Expands Practice with Addition of Fellowship-Trained Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Punam Patel

San Antonio, April 9, 2018 — The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas), which specializes in a variety of weight loss surgeries in San Antonio, today announced Dr. Punam Patel has joined the practice. Dr. Patel brings a unique quality to BMI of Texas and San Antonio as one of the city’s only […]

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January 21, 2015

6 Overlooked Ways Gastric Surgery Can Save Your Life

Many people considering gastric surgery focus only on the weight they’ll lose once the surgery’s over. And while weight loss is the key goal, there are other, often overlooked benefits of the procedure that results can save a person’s life, and make it worth living!   Easing depression – Research has shown a seemingly never-ending […]

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July 22, 2014

Types of Weight Loss Surgery

If you are considering weight loss surgery, it is important to understand your options. There are several different types of weight loss surgery, all of which have their own unique benefits with a different approach to weight loss. While the end result may be similar in some cases, it is critical to understand the variations, […]

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