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Improve Your Life and Heart Health with Bariatric Surgery

According to the CDC, over 600,000 people in the U.S. die from heart disease. That’s about 1 in 4 deaths.   Obesity is one of the major risk factors of developing a heart problem. When you are obese, you are more likely to suffer from hypertension and high blood cholesterol. Obesity is also associated with hidden inflammation, a […]

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Fitting In: Bariatric Surgery Changes Woman’s Life

News From Fort Sanders Regional Medical It takes extra effort to go to the movies when you’re a 336-pound woman. Just ask Kerrie Merz.  Merz dealt with knee pain every step of the way from her car to the door of the theater. Then there was the challenge of fitting into a seat. “I would […]

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How Food Journaling Will Lead to a Better You

Bariatric surgery is only a tool for achieving weight loss. Long-term success still depends on your commitment and consistency on the lifestyle changes required after the procedure. When it comes to lifestyle changes, nutrition is one key area that you need to look into. Without proper nutrition, all the preparation and resources spent on the […]

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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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