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Do I Qualify for Weight Loss Surgery?

If you are overweight, you may be wondering whether you are an ideal candidate for a weight loss procedure. With this five-minute quiz, you can determine if one of our procedures is likely to be right for you. TAKE THE QUIZ What is weight loss surgery? During weight loss surgery, a specialized surgeon alters the...

September 28, 2022September 28, 2022
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BMI of Texas Coronavirus Patient Guidelines

Dear BMI Patient, As members of your healthcare team, the providers and staff at BMI of Texas are very concerned about the crisis our community is facing regarding the COVID-19 virus. The overall health and well-being of our patients and staff are at the forefront of our minds right now.  We are following recommendations from...

March 16, 2020March 16, 2020
Your complete guide to what to expect after gastric sleeve surgery
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Your complete guide to what to expect after gastric sleeve surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as a sleeve gastrectomy, is becoming increasingly popular, but if you’re thinking about undergoing this type of bariatric surgery, it’s important to understand that successful weight loss requires more than just the surgery itself. While gastric sleeve surgery can be an extremely effective tool in your weight loss efforts, you’ll...

July 17, 2018January 9, 2023
Gastric sleeve: The best bariatric surgery for your body AND your wallet
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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...

April 18, 2018April 18, 2018
Get to know the benefits of picking paleo as your new diet
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Get to know the benefits of picking paleo as your new diet

As you strive to become healthier, you may have heard about paleo diet benefits. The paleo diet is regarded as one of the healthiest options out there because it is focused on your genetics and is effective at keeping you lean, strong and full of energy. Based on a Stone Age diet, it aims to...

January 29, 2018December 6, 2022
Your guide to recovering from weight-loss surgery
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Your guide to recovering from weight-loss surgery

Recovering from surgery changes your life in many positive ways, but it requires a commitment to after-care. With this simple guide to post-weight-loss surgery, you’ll have the tools you need to make a smooth recovery and stick to a long-term health plan. Time off work Your body will need to recover from your surgery, so...

August 21, 2017December 20, 2022
Empowering your body with safe and stunning summer skin
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Empowering your body with safe and stunning summer skin

Summer sun and high temperatures can have a big impact on your health, both good and bad. The weather can encourage you to get outside and give your body a needed dose of vitamin D, but it may also have negative effects on your skin. Use these summer skin care tips to stay healthy and...

June 26, 2017December 21, 2022
8 ways to stay cool in the Texas heat this summer
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8 ways to stay cool in the Texas heat this summer

As temperatures soar during San Antonio summers, it’s difficult to stay cool, particularly if you’re overweight. The hot weather can make you want to curtail outdoor activities and stay inside all day. Instead, learn how you can enjoy the outdoors with these 8 ways to stay cool in the heat. Cool off at a water...

June 19, 2017December 20, 2022
Gardening health benefits: A natural therapy for your mind and body
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Gardening health benefits: A natural therapy for your mind and body

Now that spring is here and the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to spruce up your outdoor area with a garden. While this activity creates a beautiful landscape, you’ll also find that there are many gardening health benefits for your mind and body. Improving your health and longevity The Centers for Disease...

March 30, 2017March 30, 2017