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Jaime Almandoz, M.D.

Anti-obesity drugs are closing the gap between dieting and bariatric surgery

“Eat less, move more” is not a long-term weight management solution. But anti-obesity medications like GLP-1 agonists can change a patient’s relationship with food so they can focus on creating healthy, sustainable habits.

Metabolic reset: Benefits of bariatric surgery beyond weight loss

Bariatric surgery is one of the safest and most effective tools for weight loss. It significantly reduces the risks of chronic health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Why it’s so hard to keep excess weight off and how long-term treatment can help

Why is it hard to keep weight off? Because obesity is a chronic disease that can come back. Explore the biological barriers and why long-term treatment is crucial.

Tackling the dual challenges of AFib and weight wellness

A 10% weight loss can reverse atrial fibrillation. UT Southwestern's program helps patient manage their weight and their AFib.