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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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Co-morbidities Resolved with Bariatric Surgery – Diabetes

Over 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes. That’s according to a report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the blood glucose or sugar is too high. It can happen either because your body doesn’t produce insulin (type […]

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Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric or weight loss surgery has become the preferred weight loss option for those who are obese. Some studies have found out that the procedure doesn’t just address obesity; it can also benefit those with coexisting morbidities such as diabetes. About Diabetes The latest report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that […]

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Blount Co. Man Gets the Most Out of Senior Years with Weight Loss Surgery

Fort Sanders Health & Lifestyles It’s not something you decide to do overnight. The decision to undergo weight loss surgery requires a lot of intentional consideration. “I changed my mind every other day,” says Jim Gilmore, 70. “It’s a whole lifestyle change, but it’s worth it many times over.” Gilmore is enjoying the benefits of […]

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How Obesity Impacts Your Overall Health

As many of us know, obesity can lead to a wide range of health problems that go beyond diabetes, including some of which that may cause disability or even death. At Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville, we are committed to educating our patients about the impact obesity has on their quality of life and […]

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