The Renaissance Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Weight Loss News and Resources

The following links provide additional resources you can use to research information related to all aspects of bariatric surgery and weight loss.

News
NBC Latino
Exercise Among Young Children Leads to Better Grades

Reshaping Texas
Walk With the Doc Steps up Activity, Community in South Texas

Univision 48
Hispanos Entre Grupos Con Tazas De Obesidad Más Altos

RGVision
Weight Loss for Health, for Life


Resources
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Very helpful on all aspects of bariatric surgery.

The Obesity Society
Reputable site for the public health professionals providing information regarding health effects of obesity and treatment.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Statistics related to overweigh and obesity. A United States government sponsored site with very good statistics regarding prevalence and severity of obesity.

Realize Adjustable Gastric Band
Information about bariatric surgery and morbid obesity, including what patients have to say and how to overcome concerns and risks.

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

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Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Physician Self-Referral; and Patient Notification Requirements
in Provider Agreements
final rule, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Ltd is disclosing that it is seeking an expansion
exception under Section 6001 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance proudly meets the federal definition of a “physician-owned hospital” (42 CFR § 489.3).
As required by law, a list of the hospital’s physician owners or investors is available by clicking here.