Patient Library

Literature Available For Download

The pdf’s listed below are free patient education materials provided by Dr. Marvin. They contain valuable information about their topics. Please feel free to download them.

bariatric surgery coverage facts

Why it makes sense to provide treatment for obesity through Bariatric Surgery.

weight loss and join pain

For people with arthritis, added weight increases joint pain.

osteoarthritis and obesity

Learn how osteoarthritis and obesity are connected.

excess weight guidebook

How does excess weight affect your health?

infertility and obesity

Learn how obesity affects fertility.

insurance guide

Working with your insurance provider: a guide to seeking weight-loss surgery.

nutrition chart

A handy chart that contains calorie and fat info for common foods.

obesity and cancer facts

Find out how obesity increases your risk for cancer.

obesity and eating disorder facts

Learn more about obesity and eating disorders.

obesity and heart disease facts

Obesity can cause heart problems. Find out more.

obesity and hypertension facts

Find out how obesity can affect your blood pressure.

obesity and lipid issue facts

Obesity can affect your cholesterol. Learn more.

obesity and osteoarthritis facts

Learn how your weight can affect your joints.

obesity and stroke facts

Is there a connection between obesity and strokes?

PCOS and obesity

Learn what the connection is between obesity and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea and the obese patient.

understanding obesity

Learn more about obesity.

understanding weight loss options

Find out more about options for weight loss.

weight gain joint pain

Learn about the connection between gaining weight and joint pain.

weight effect on bones

Learn about how your weight can affect your bones.

diet and nutrition guide

Learn more about your diet after surgery.

nutrition facts label compare

Learn about the new nutrition facts label.

faqs after surgery

Get answers to questions asked frequently after weight loss surgery.

support groups

Find a support group in person or online.

Nutrition fitness experts

Find a fitness and nutrition expert in the greater Houston area.

Make an appointment with Dr. Marvin for diagnosis and treatment.