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May 12, 2015

What will your life look like after weight loss surgery?

If you’re thinking of working with weight loss surgeons to achieve a healthier weight, you’re on the right track to a happier, healthier life. According to MedlinePlus, life after weight loss surgery includes these benefits: Significant weight reduction Improved health Better quality of life Prolonged lifespan Before deciding to move forward with weight loss surgery, […]

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February 5, 2015

5 Ways Your Life Changes After Bariatric Surgery

Although weight loss surgery isn’t a magical solution, it can get you on the path to good health when other efforts have failed. Weight loss surgery allows you to view life in a totally different way, but as with anything new, there are unexpected emotions, moments and milestones you will face. Here, we answer some […]

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November 25, 2014

Celebrate a Local-Centric Thanksgiving This Year

If you’re putting together your Thanksgiving dinner menu, why not celebrate with a local-centric meal by shopping at a San Antonio farmers market? Strengthening the community is important, but that’s not the only reason to buy locally. Did you know local food is also healthier and tastes better? The food sold at farmers markets is harvested […]

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May 31, 2013

Essential Health Benefits

As part of the new affordable health care act the state has come up with a list of things that insurance for state employees will and will not cover. These are known as essential health benefits or EHBs. In Texas, at the present time, bariatric services are not among the EHBs. This is perplexing given […]

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November 28, 2011

ASBP Tackles Obesity

Having just returned from the ASBP’s Annual Obesity Symposium in Las Vegas, I have to say I’m finding it difficult to contain my enthusiasm and excitement about treating patients who are overweight and obese.   The conference is put on by an organization called the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, which I admit I didn’t even know […]

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July 9, 2010

Fix a Weight Loss Plateau

Fix a Weight loss Plateau Just make a few of these changes today and prepare to watch to pounds start disappearing from the bathroom scale. Call in a Support Crew Obesity seems to love company; your odds of packing on pounds rise when your friends, family, and neighbors start gaining. The good news is the reverse […]

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