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Updated by Dr. Nick Nicholson on Sep 15, 2016
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Weight Loss

At the Nicholson Clinic, we're committed to helping every patient who needs weight loss surgery – no exceptions. Finances or payment methods should not be a roadblock. So our patient care advocates are standing by to discuss what option works best for you.

Weight Loss Support Services

Nicholson Clinic knows that surgery is only part of the weight loss equation and we've created a team of experts to help each patient and customize a program best suited to their individual needs.

Nicholson Clinic’s behavioral continuum of care

Nicholson Clinic’s behavioral continuum of care for surgical and non-surgical weight loss patients dives into the mental and behavioral aspects of weight loss.

Nicholson Clinic Nurse Educator

A healthy lifestyle is something that must be maintained for a lifetime. If your goal is to lose weight, for example, once you hit that magic number on the scale, you cannot allow yourself to revert back to your old ways.

Transformation Stories: Chantel Arnett

If you are considering weight loss surgery but aren't convinced the results can last? This story is for you. Chantel had surgery with Nicholson Clinic in July, 2013.

"Nicholson Clinic Announces Partnership with Texas General Hospital "

Nicholson Clinic is thrilled to partner with Texas General Hospital, expanding our weight loss surgery services to patients in Grand Prairie and surrounding communities.


"To fight this battle, to wage the war on obesity and disease, is exhausting. But to overcome means success - not without struggle - but success nonetheless.

"Meet Our Doctors: Thomas Roshek, MD, FACS "

Dr. Thomas Roshek joined the Nicholson Clinic in 2011. Dr. Roshek is board certified in General Surgery and is fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgical procedures.

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain

"Artificial sweeteners are intended to help people cut calories and therefore lose weight. The harsh reality is that consuming low or no-calorie sweeteners may actually make you eat more, leading to weight gain.

"Get Moving and Stay Safe with These Tips "

Outdoor exercise offers many benefits, such as improving mental health and increasing production of vitamin D for better overall health.

Follow-Up Care After Bariatric Surgery

While follow-up appointments immediately following bariatric surgery will be to ensure a patient’s health and lack of any complications, as time goes on, the focus of these appointments will ultimately turn toward long-term weight loss support.

"Join Team Nicholson Clinic at the Heart of Gold 5K "

Do you need a challenge this summer — a goal to work toward? Nicholson Clinic invites you to join our team at the Heart of Gold 5K and Fun Run on September 24 in Richardson.

"12-Week Training Plan for Your First 5K "

"So you want to run a 5K? Before you hit the ground running, you need to invest in a good pair of running shoes. Visit Luke's Locker, RunOn or another specialty shoe store to get fitted for the right shoe made for how your food strikes the ground.

Nutrition Seminar for Past and Present S.H.E.D. Participants

"Read more on the Nutrition Seminar for Past and Present S.H.E.D. Participants.

Experience Nature for Health of Body, Mind and Spirit

Breathe in the fresh air, drink the purest water, and eat the safest, most nutritious and (whenever possible) organic foods to optimize your health in body, mind and spirit.

Can Weight Loss Surgery Help Prevent Kidney Disease?

Bariatric surgery, combined with healthy nutrition and exercise can reduce the risk of developing these health issues for people who have unsuccessfully tried to lose weight.




Adjusting to a new way of eating after weight loss surgery can be a challenge. What you can (and should) eat after bariatric surgery looks different than the foods you ate before surgery.

National Get Fit Don't Sit Day

Research shows that changing our sedentary habits is one of the most effective ways to prevent type 2 diabetes.The American Diabetes Association recommends that everyone get up and move every 90 minutes.

7 Steps to Living a Life of Wellness

Remember that in salutogenesis, or health creation, doing something is better than doing nothing. Trying to do everything is likely to result in doing nothing.

"Bariatric Survival Guide: Tips to Survive the Post-Op Liquid Diet "

Smart food choices following bariatric surgery are critical to your health and success. It is important to follow all diet guidelines to help you shed pounds after surgery and maintain a healthy weight for life.

Living a Wellness Centered Lifestyle

A wellness life is dedicated to whole person excellence and is at the positive end of a spectrum that might start with low-level worseness, middle level mediocrity, or intermediate level tinkering with health.

5 Tips to Avoid Weight Regain After Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a good option for those who are significantly overweight or obese, but it isn’t a quick fix, and many patients find it difficult to keep the weight off in the years after bariatric surgery.

Nicholson Clinic Approved Bariatric Easter Menu

Like any holiday, Easter is about so much more than the food on your table. What’s most important are the people with whom you celebrate

Breaking Bad Habits That Lead to Obesity

It’s not easy breaking bad habits, but it is necessary, especially if those habits are causing you to gain weight. Recognizing bad habits is the first step to breaking them.

Exercise for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Weight loss surgery is only the start of your weight loss journey. Losing weight and keeping it off requires a balance of nutrition and exercise.

Preserve Your Health with Meditation

According to the American Institute of Stress, 60 percent of all human illness and disease can be attributed to stress.