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Bariatric Assessment

Bariatric surgery is a great tool for achieving weight loss. At Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville, we ensure that our patients meet the general criteria to be considered for bariatric screening evaluations. These criteria are based on the standards set by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. These include: a BMI of […]

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Baritastic App

Bariatric surgery is a life-changing procedure. How much change you will see after it, solely depends on you. Those who have been the most successful in keeping off the weight after the surgery are the ones who have made the necessary changes to make it happen. They incorporate regular physical activity and follow their dietitian’s […]

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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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Take the First Step in Your Weight Loss Journey

For many of us, resolutions are very common during the New Year. And the most common resolution we make? To lose weight.   Weight loss, however, is not easy for some. There are those who still struggle in losing those excess pounds even by changing their diet and physical activity. If this describes your case, then you may want […]

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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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