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DiVinci Robotics at Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons

Obesity can significantly affect your quality of life. When left unmanaged, it can lead to a number of serious health complications such as coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and certain types of cancer such as breast, colon, kidney, and liver cancer. Losing Weight Through Surgery If you’ve never had any success […]

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Are you a candidate for bariatric surgery?

The team at Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville knows that bariatric surgery is not a quick-fix surgery. It helps you lose weight but it also calls for your commitment to lifestyle changes.  Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Over a decade ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), published a report that individuals who are […]

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No More Mr. Big Guy: Rocky Top Man Loses 400 Lbs.

Fort Sanders Health & Lifestyles John Dougherty was the big man in town. “There could be guys over 6 feet tall in the room, but I was always ‘the big guy’ because I weighed 625 pounds and was 5-foot-9. I wasn’t overweight – I was ‘under tall,” he said jokingly. “But I didn’t want to […]

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Why Support Groups Are Important After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is not just another surgical procedure. You have to make the necessary changes to achieve long-term weight loss success.  At Foothills Weight Loss in Knoxville, we know that change is not easy, especially if it means breaking the habits you have for years. This is why support groups are vital after a weight […]

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Swap the Candy for Protein!

Valentine’s day, a day notorious for sugary treats, is just around the corner. So, how can you, a post-bariatric surgery patient, enjoy the day without breaking your diet plan? Simple. Swap your candy for a more filling protein shake.   Why protein is important after bariatric surgery? Protein is one of the vital food elements […]

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