BMI of Texas Hosts Screening of “FED UP” in San Antonio

BMI of Texas will host a free screening of the acclaimed movie FED UP on Monday, June 2, 2014 in San Antonio.

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'We are committed to helping our patients lead happier lives and we believe so strongly in this movie’s message that we are hosting a free screening to enable more people to see it,' said Dr. Mickey Seger.

San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014

The Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas (BMI of Texas) will host a free screening of the acclaimed movie FED UP on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Santikos BIJOU Cinema Bistro (4522 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, 78201) at 6:30 p.m. In support of the battle against obesity, BMI of Texas is hosting a private screening of this eye opening documentary which sheds light on the role of sugar in the food industry.

According to the movie trailer, “For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn't want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever.”

Attendance is free for the first 200 people to sign up but reservations are required. Please email supportgroup(at)bmioftexas(dot)com or call 210 615 8500 to make your reservation. Donations to The Obesity Treatment Foundation will be accepted on movie night.

“We strive to create meaningful relationships and experiences with our patients and the community in order to overcome obesity and metabolic disease and in doing so, foster improved health and a better quality of life,” Dr. Mickey Seger, a San Antonio bariatric surgeon and BMI of Texas co-founder. “We are committed to helping our patients lead happier lives and we believe so strongly in this movie’s message that we are hosting a free screening to enable more people to see it.”

BMI of Texas physicians Dr. Terive Duperier, Dr. Mickey Seger, Dr. Richard Englehardt and Dr. Jenny Seger, Melinda Gonzalez (PA-C), and members of the BMI of Texas team including dietitians Jessica Wright and Jodi Robison will be in attendance. BMI of Texas provides innovative and comprehensive medical and surgical care to patients with obesity and metabolic disease.

Dr. Jennifer Seger heads up BMI of Texas’s medical weight loss program, where she assists patients who want to lose weight and improve their overall health. She is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with obesity and her program is based on accurate, scientifically sound research. Dr. Seger is Board Certified in Family Medicine, a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and serves as a Board Trustee for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP). She understands how numerous factors interplay and can lead to obesity. Her specialty training equips her with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to address these factors and help her patients lead healthier lives.

The BMI of Texas physicians and staff are dedicated to creating an enduring partnership with patients in order to ensure their long-term success and committed to providing care in a supportive, compassionate, and guilt-free environment. In addition to its medical weight loss program, BMI of Texas helps patients achieve their weight loss goals and improved health through various weight loss surgery procedures including gastric bypass, lap band and gastric sleeve.

About BMI of Texas:

Founded in 2008, the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas is focused on helping patients achieve their long-term weight loss goals. More information on the practice can be found online at bmioftexas.com.


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