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Benefits of Bariatric Surgery for Diabetic Patients

The latest report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that over 29 million Americans have diabetes and about 1 in 4 doesn’t know about it. Diabetes is an endocrine disease, which means that it occurs as a result of problem in the gut hormones. It is believed that gut hormones play a […]

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Navigating Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

Thanksgiving can be a challenge for those who have just undergone bariatric surgery. But with the right preparation and mindset, you can survive Thanksgiving and still enjoy the festivity of the season! Here are some tips from Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons on how to navigate Thanksgiving without breaking dietary restrictions: Eat protein first Protein is […]

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‘No Regrets’ Bariatric Patient Chooses Quality Over Quantity

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Rex Veach, a quality representative/engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, decided a lifetime of yo-yo dieting was enough. So he chose quality over quantity, turning to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons to lose excess pounds and control his voracious appetite. “I’ve been in […]

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Obesity Facts

Over two-thirds of adults in the United States are obese. This figure seems to be growing, especially with the increased consumption of sugar and processed foods. What is Obesity? Obesity is a chronic condition characterized by having excessive body fat. Determining your body mass index or BMI is the best way to find out if […]

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake

Undergoing bariatric surgery is a big step towards better health. However, with this big step comes big responsibility. Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville says bBariatric surgery alone is not a lifetime solution. Post operation, it is important that patients change their lifestyle and create healthy habits for a successful bariatric journey. One of these […]

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