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Bariatric Surgery: Good for Life & Living

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Bariatric surgeon Dr. Jonathan Ray says most patients who come to Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons and Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery do so for health and happiness. “Often it’s ‘I’m tired of this’ — they want a life!” he said. “They want to get off all the […]

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Obesity can negatively affect your quality of life. It’s one of the influential risk factors for serious health issues like heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and even some types of cancer. While you’ve probably heard that in order to lose weight, you have to change your lifestyle, you may find it easier said than […]

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DiVinci Robotics Used By 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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