Foothills Weight Loss865-984-3413

A Healthier Sweet Treat

Around Valentine’s Day, stores are filled with sweets, candies, and desserts. Because of this, it can be an especially tempting time to put your post weight loss surgery diet on the back burner. Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville wants you to know that you can still get a sweet treat with our protein powder! […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , , , ,



Bariatric Support Groups

If you’ve made the decision to undergo bariatric surgery in the new year, you are likely aware of the lifestyle changes that come along with this decision. During these changes, a positive support system plays a large part in overcoming the challenges you may face. Although support at home from family and friends is important, […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , ,



Bariatric Surgery & Insurance

Bariatric surgery has become a growingly popular weight loss option. It is a procedure typically recommended for those with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 and above, a BMI of 35 with at least one obesity-related co-morbidity such as type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea, and those who have been unable to lose weight […]

Read More »

Shaping Summer

Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Carrying an extra 100 pounds on your body is literally a heavy burden to bear. For Summer Martin, the health problems that came as a result of that extra weight made bearing that burden even harder. “I was on two blood pressure medications. I had been diagnosed with high […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , , , ,



Why Diet is Important After Bariatric Surgery

For those who struggle to lose weight through traditional means, like dieting and exercise, bariatric surgery could be a better solution. The procedure is typically recommended for those who are obese (those with a body mass index of 30 or higher) with comorbidities such as sleep apnea, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Bariatric surgery though, […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , ,