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  • Everything You Need to Know About Using Your FSA or HSA to Pay for Weight Loss Surgery
    Sep 23, 2021 | If you’ve been considering bariatric surgery, but have been concerned about the cost because your insurance doesn’t cover it, or perhaps you have a high deductible, your FSA, HSA or HRA can help cover the expense — and it’s tax free!... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: Rachel
    Sep 21, 2021 | Since having gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Long in July 2020, Rachel has lost more than 120 pounds! Not only is she healthier, but she is happier and able to enjoy all of life’s experiences to the full—even riding roller coasters! This is her story. ... Full story
  • Weight Loss Success — It’s a Team Effort
    Aug 17, 2021 | At Nicholson Clinic we know that surgery is only part of the weight loss equation. That's why we've created a team of experts to help our patients from their initial inquiry, to surgery, and beyond for life. We have the largest bariatric staff in DFW and really are with you all the way! We believe wholeheartedly that you should not be alone on your journey to lose weight and get healthy. ... Full story
  • Nicholson Clinic Named “Best Bariatric Surgeon” Frisco-Plano by Readers of Living Magazine
    Aug 03, 2021 | We are thrilled to announce Nicholson Clinic has been voted “Best Bariatric Surgeon” in Living Magazine for the Frisco-Plano area.... Full story
  • 13 Cancers Linked to Obesity and How to Reduce Your Risk
    Jul 03, 2021 | Did you know that maintaining a healthy body weight, being physically active and eating a healthy diet are among the most effective strategies for reducing your risk of developing cancer? Learn more about the link between obesity and cancer.... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: Sarah
    Jun 23, 2021 | After being diagnosed with PCOS and learning she would be unable to have a child of her own, Sarah underwent gastric sleeve surgery. A decision that changed her life in more ways than one. This is her story.... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: Amanda
    May 25, 2021 | In July 2020, Amanda made the decision to take control of her health. She had gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Long. Since surgery, Amanda is down 70 pounds! This is her story.... Full story
  • In This Together: Post-Op Support at Nicholson Clinic
    Apr 29, 2021 | Nicholson Clinic is on your team, but you’ve got to do your part, too. A winning strategy isn’t just about surgery. To beat obesity, patients must stick to the game plan. That means staying on track with all follow up appointments and taking advantage of Nicholson Clinic’s unique additional “training” options available, like our post-op support group and classes!... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: Chandria
    Apr 06, 2021 | Chandria had gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Nicholson in December 2019. So far, she has lost 87 pounds and counting. This is her story.... Full story
  • D Magazine Names Nicholson Clinic Doctors Best in Collin County
    Mar 25, 2021 | We are proud to announce that all of our doctors have been once again recognized as Best Doctors in Collin County in 2021 by D Magazine.... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: Tracy
    Mar 23, 2021 | Since having gastric sleeve surgery, Tracy is down 84 pounds! This is her story.... Full story
  • Heart Health Month: How Weight Impacts Your Heart
    Feb 19, 2021 | People who are overweight or obese have greater risk of developing heart disease and are more likely to have a shorter life span than a healthy weight person living with heart disease. Here are some of the ways obesity impacts heart health.... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: John
    Feb 02, 2021 | Since having surgery in December 2019, John has lost more than 109 pounds, and continues to lose weight! Today, he can move more easily and do things he couldn’t do before surgery. Check out his amazing story!... Full story
  • What’s Keeping You from Losing Weight?
    Jan 28, 2021 | If you are overweight, nobody can understand what you are going through unless they have truly walked in your shoes. People who struggle with obesity are afraid to reach out for support for a multitude of reasons. Here are four things that may be getting in the way of you achieving your weight loss goals. ... Full story
  • Transformation Stories: Ilana
    Jan 26, 2021 | Before gastric bypass surgery, Ilana struggled to walk even more than a few steps. She was constantly in pain, suffered from heartburn and was on two different blood pressure medications. All that changed after she had surgery at Nicholson Clinic. This is her story. ... Full story

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