Blog - Wellness

Falling into Exercise

Falling leaves and crisp cool mornings are around the corner as the Texas Summer heat comes to an end. Whether one exercises before the sunrise or during the day, summer workouts are always humid and hot. As the weather begins to cool, there are changes the body will make and it’s essential to prepare for […]

Medical Weight Loss

A New, Affordable, Non-surgical Solution If you are one of the 93.3 million American adults who experience obesity, you know that finding a long-term solution for your weight problem is crucial for your health. Losing weight will help you reduce your risk factors for acute and chronic health conditions and improve your life expectancy. Plus […]

Muscle Catabolism

Catabolism in living organisms is defined as the breakdown of complex molecules to form simpler ones. Most often this refers to the wasting of lean muscle tissue and should be avoided at all costs. Not only do you become weaker and more prone to injury, but your metabolism will slow down and can decrease the […]

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Colleen Smith RTR & Shantell Hayes MSN, APRN, FNP-C Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) is a medical device used to assist in weight loss, which in turn, reduces the comorbidities associated with obesity.  The LAGB is placed around the upper part of the stomach, just below the gastroesophageal junction, creating a pouch that is approximately […]

What lifetime changes are required after bariatric surgery?

Tips on how to continue your weight loss journey: Aftercare! – continue with your post op appointments 1 week, 3 months, 6 months,12 months and every year thereafter. Continue to have your labs drawn to check important vitamins and minerals. Compliance with follow up visits gives you access to the dietitians and exercise specialists via […]

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Insurance Plan Requirements

Written By: Angie McShan – Financial Specialist Each insurance company has a unique set of requirements that must be met by the patient before a predetermination or precertification can be requested by the provider.  These guidelines are specifically put into place for the patient to complete and show the insurance company their commitment to being […]