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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Weight Management Center

For Patients

Emmi® Programs at the Weight Management Center

Here at The Weight Management Center at the Methodist Diabetes & Metabolism Institute, we believe that you, the patient, are the most important member of your health care team. That’s why we offer these free programs.  

Using voice and animation, Emmi helps you prepare for your upcoming procedure or manage your chronic condition.  Emmi answers frequently asked questions and you can view the program in the comfort of your own home or anywhere that has internet access. You can even share the programs with friends or family members.


Check your blood sugar
EmmiHealth® Diabetes® Program
© 2012 Emmi Solutions, LLC


Diabetes program

Take an active role in your healthcare by watching this Emmi program to learn more about diabetes. This program walks you through your health condition and care. It gives an overview of diabetes and answers frequently asked questions, so you can take control of your health.

  • Diabetes – Type 2
  • Diabetes – Checking Your Blood Sugar
  • Diabetes – Injecting Insulin

Chronic Condition Management Programs

  • Acute Low Back Pain
  • Chronic Low Back Pain
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Coping with a Health Condition
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Depression
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Preventing Stroke or TIA
  • Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • Sleep Study
  • Your Risk and How to Lower It: Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Stroke
  Getting started is easy!

Each Emmi program takes about 20 minutes to watch. You can view them as many times as you like. As you watch the program, you can also write notes and questions that you can print out and bring with you to your next appointment.  View an Emmi program.

Emmi Programs


Lap-Band Surgery
EmmiPrep® LAP-BAND® Program
© 2012 Emmi Solutions, LLC


Bariatric programs

Learn more about several bariatric surgery options by watching one of the following programs which take you step-by-step through a procedure.

  • Gastric Bypass – Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass – Open
  • LAP-BAND® Surgery
  • LAP-BAND® – Adjustments
  • LAP-BAND® – 4 to 6 week Post Op
  • LAP-BAND® – 6 months Post-Op

EmmiHealth® Hypertension Program
© 2012 Emmi Solutions, LLC

Emmi programs are created by Emmi Solutions, LLC