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

Obesity: What are we doing to fight this deadly epidemic?
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Obesity: What are we doing to fight this deadly epidemic?

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is now the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, according to a study by Cleveland Clinic, beating out tobacco use, diabetes and high blood pressure. More than 2.8 million people die every year as the result of being overweight or having obesity, according to statistics presented...

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

by December 19, 2018December 19, 2018
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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...

by October 12, 2018October 12, 2018
Gastric Sleeve Surgery: The complete guide for long-term weight loss
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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...

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 is becoming increasingly popular, but if you’re thinking about undergoing this type of procedure, it’s important to understand that successful weight loss requires more than just going under the knife. While surgery can be an extremely effective tool in your weight loss efforts, you’ll also need to commit to changes after your...

The impact of gastric bypass on morbidity and mortality rates in young adults
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The impact of gastric bypass on morbidity and mortality rates in young adults

For overweight young adults, extra pounds can take a significant physical and mental toll on your well-being over the years. Unfortunately, these young adults often develop weight-related problems due to being overweight as children or adolescents. Carrying extra weight for decades can result in an increased risk of developing many serious and chronic health issues....

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

Hey San Antonio! Get Fit for Free
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Hey San Antonio! Get Fit for Free

Do you wish you had access to local fitness programs that worked with your budget? How do free classes sound? San Antonio residents have their pick of many programs designed to help them get fit without straining their budgets. The most celebrated of these programs is Fitness in the Park, though it’s certainly not the...

by March 27, 2015March 27, 2015
7 habits that will pack on pounds after bariatric surgery
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7 habits that will pack on pounds after bariatric surgery

For some, continued weight loss and maintenance after bariatric surgery are often marked by detours, crossroads, and U-turns. There are moments you would rather forget, and other moments that you may want to photograph and frame for future reference. You might not even know that some of the habits you pick up along the way...

by March 12, 2015March 12, 2015