Wellness

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Falling into Exercise

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...

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Medical Weight Loss

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...

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Muscle Catabolism

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...

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Insurance Plan Requirements

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...

What is a S.M.A.R.T Goal?

What is a S.M.A.R.T Goal?

Specific: A specific goal usually answers the 5 W’s: Who, What, Why, When and Where. A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. Measurable: To determine if your goal is measurable, ask yourself: How will I know when it is...

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Why Do Labs

Why Do Labs

Written by: Sharon McLemore, FNP Typically, labs are done prior to your 3, 6, and 12 month follow-ups.  Additional interim labs or testing may be requested if special circumstances warrant them.  You may be asking yourself, why do I need to do labs so frequently my...

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Insurance Explained

Insurance Explained

This is the time of year where we start to worry about our insurance plan specifics as it applies to medical treatments and procedures.  Below are some terms you will hear if planning a doctor’s visit, routine colonoscopy, or imaging service. Deductible: The...

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Baritastic App

Baritastic App

Having trouble tracking your daily protein and water intake? Do you ever forget to take your vitamins? Want to track your weight loss from the day of surgery? The Baritastic app has joined the My Bariatric Solutions team to help with all of this and MORE! When...