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No Time Like the PRESENT!

If you’re obese, losing even 5 percent of your body weight can significantly reduce your risk of obesity-related comorbidities like hypertension, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and sleep apnea. However, losing weight through traditional means (i.e. exercise and well-balanced diet) doesn’t work for everyone. If this is you, you might be a candidate for bariatric […]

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Find Support After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a major step in one’s weight loss journey. So, it’s not uncommon for patients who have undergone weight loss surgery to feel overwhelmed. This is one of the many reasons support groups can be helpful. Support Group for Bariatric Surgery Patients There are so many benefits of joining a support group after […]

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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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