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Weight Loss Surgery

In the first place a weight loss surgery San Antonio is not like “one size fits all”. There are different types of surgeries to achieve the goal of weight loss and collectively this may be referred as bariatric surgery. Gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, duodenal switch, Lap band, Gastric Balloon and V Block therapy are among…

Medical Weight Loss San Antonio

Obesity or overweight is a serious affliction and many people pursue a series of measures including ‘magic wands’ that promise to shave off those extra pounds. When all such measures fail, they turn to medical weight loss San Antonio.  But, medical weight loss or bariatric surgery should not be the last option and not the…

Bariatric Surgery San Antonio

When you are considering weight loss measures, bariatric surgery should be considered after you have examined all other options with your bariatric surgeon San Antonio. The following are some of the important points that you should discuss with your doctor. Bariatric surgery San Antonio should not be considered until you discuss with the doctor and know…

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

If you are among those who have tried multiple methods to shed those extra pounds, it is perhaps the time that you see a bariatric surgeon San Antonio to determine how the procedure can possibly benefit you. After studying your condition, your weight loss surgeon in San Antonio recommends a gastric sleeve San Antonio. Here…

Obesity

Obesity may seem like a weird topic, but it’s a conversation that needs to get started because some concepts are widely understood about the disease, that SHOULD also know about obesity, but are not. Here is a couple of thoughts for starters: These are both biologic medical conditions; neither cancer nor obesity is ‘chosen’ by…

An Image of a white empty plate with a piece of paper that says "fasting"

Many of our patients have heard us talking about the importance of fasting periods during the day and overnight.  There are many reasons for our repetitious encouragement.  Here are a few: Fasting results in lower insulin levels, higher growth hormone levels and increased amounts of norepinephrine (noradrenaline), all of which make our body burn fat for…

An image of a couple looking at Nutrition Facts Label and the Bariatric Diet

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently unveiled a new look to the nutrition facts label on packaged foods to help consumers make more informed decisions. Key Updates Calories, serving size, and servings per container are more visible. Serving sizes must more closely reflect the amounts of food that people currently eat or consume…

Stomach Balloon Weight Loss

With so many options for weight loss available in the market, it can be extremely challenging to find one that is safe and effective. If you are constantly thinking about weight loss and can’t determine if gastric balloons will work for you, we bring you some common pros and cons to help you decide. Pros…

Replacement for the Gastric Band

Obesity has become a major concern for more than one third of the adults in the United States. While there are many options for weight-loss procedures, some options are permanent and are very expensive. Recently the FDA has approved a lower-cost, non-surgical weight-loss balloon procedure which has proven safe and effective for 20 years in…

The Biggest Loser

There’s a great article in the New York Times today, read it here: After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight The article outlines and then expands on a recently published article showing a very strong tendency for contestants on “The Biggest Loser” TV show to regain their weight. The study confirms the…

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