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February 7, 2023

Concerned about the cost of weight loss surgery? The cost of obesity is much higher

The cost of obesity is staggering, both for individuals and for society as a whole. While you may worry about the costs of weight loss surgery, the reality is that doing nothing can cost you much more.

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January 19, 2021

Covid and Weightloss

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a great source of fear and trepidation for the population since it began to circulate around the globe in early 2020. As news began to spread about how this virus could infect anyone, regardless of any pre-existing conditions, body type, physical shape, or overall health, the science explained that no […]

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March 16, 2020

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 […]

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March 19, 2019

BMI of Texas Provides Free Weight Loss Surgery to a San Antonio Woman in Recognition of Practice’s 10-Year Anniversary

San Antonio, March 11, 2019 — According to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, 71% of adults in Bexar County were overweight or obese in 2014. Recognizing that obesity is an epidemic, and much more work needs to be done so that people have access to preventative and treatment options, the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas […]

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December 19, 2018

Weight loss surgery breakdown: Which procedure is best for you?

If you’ve tirelessly tried diet and exercise but haven’t been able to lose weight and keep it off, weight loss surgery may be an option. Before considering any weight loss procedure, make sure you understand who each type of surgery is designed to help and what lifestyle changes need to be made after the procedure. […]

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October 12, 2018

BMI of Texas Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program

San Antonio, October 3, 2018 – The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas), which provides innovative and comprehensive medical and surgical care to patients with obesity and metabolic disease, today announced the 10-year anniversary of its minimally invasive bariatric surgery fellowship program. Offering one of the only accredited bariatric surgery fellowships in South […]

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August 7, 2018

Summer Weight Management Success: BMI of Texas Offers Tips to Keep Weight Loss on Track

Summer is here! School is out and temperatures are rising. Studies have shown that both adults and children have a propensity to gain weight during summer months – but that doesn’t need to be the case. The team at the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas compiled some simple tips to help individuals stay active and […]

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June 3, 2018

BMI of Texas Provides Free Weight Loss Surgery to San Antonio Woman in Honor of National Obesity Care Week

San Antonio, April 30, 2018 — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of all U.S. adults are obese, and the rate of adult obesity in the U.S. nearly tripled from 1960-2010. People with obesity are often stigmatized, preventing the effective treatment of the disease. Recognizing that obesity is an […]

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February 5, 2018

Let’s talk about Walk with a Doc!

For many years, walking groups have been a popular option for people looking to achieve their basic fitness goals with the support of those around them. Participants of walking groups can motivate each other to walk regularly and to obtain the numerous health benefits that walking provides. Walk with a Doc is a local walking […]

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August 7, 2017

The 6 best San Antonio parks you have to visit this year

If you’re looking for a way to get outside and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine, why not spend some time at the best San Antonio parks? They offer plenty to keep visitors of all ages active and happy, and each has a unique environment that provides a fun change in scenery. 1. Phil Hardberger […]

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