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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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May 8, 2018

Learn why the weight loss balloon is your new weight loss option

Obesity is a serious health issue affecting more than one-third of Americans. It affects mobility, impacts self-esteem and increases the risk of many causes of preventable death—including type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease and some types of cancer. In addition, obesity raises medical costs by an average of $1,429 per patient per year. In light […]

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March 13, 2018

BMI of Texas Selected as Exclusive Provider of Obalon System

December 13, 2016 – The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas) today announced it is the first and only weight loss practice in south Texas to offer the new Obalon Balloon System, a swallowable intragastric balloon system designed to help achieve weight loss in adults with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30-40. […]

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February 16, 2017

Obalon Intragastric Balloon: Weight loss procedure qualifications

Shedding pounds can be a difficult task, but for some people, a unique treatment called the Obalon Intragastric Balloon weight loss procedure can help jump-start the process. The procedure utilizes three capsules – each containing a special balloon – that you’ll swallow over the course of several months. They’re removed six months after you swallow […]

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January 24, 2017

Our new procedure: The Obalon Intragastric balloon

Losing weight and keeping it off through diet and exercise alone often leads to frustration – not to mention a cycle of weight loss and gain that can make extra pounds harder to lose. BMI now offers the Obalon Intragastric balloon to help patients achieve long-term weight loss using breakthrough technology. How does the Obalon […]

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