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Robotic Surgery at FHWLS with Dr. Colquitt

Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons’s experienced surgeons, Dr. Mark Colquitt and Dr. Jonathan Ray, can perform bariatric surgeries using robot-assisted technology at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Unlike the traditional bariatric surgery, the da Vinci...

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Why You Need to Attend a Support Group

Many bariatric surgery patients know that in order to lose weight and keep it off, they have to change their eating and activity habits. However, big lifestyle changes like these don't come easily for many people. Plus, bariatric surgery is a major life change that...

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Is Weight Loss Surgery the Answer for Diabetes?

Being overweight or obese increases your chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Unlike type 1, type 2 diabetes is more of a lifestyle disease. In this condition, the body produces enough insulin but the body becomes resistant to it. Why does it happen? Research shows...

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How Will You Benefit from Bariatric Surgery

Losing weight is one of the most common goals set at the beginning of each year. While increasing physical activity and changing eating habits have helped people to lose weight, there are those who still struggle to do so. If this is how you describe your weight loss...

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Healthy Halloween Tips

If you’re trying to lose weight, Halloween may seem like the spookiest time of the year. You don’t have to ditch your Halloween plans just to stay on track. The team at Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville wants you to know about some sneaky trips that can help...

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Weight Loss Surgery Gives You More Energy!

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is not your typical procedure. You can't just sit back after surgery, go back to your old ways, and expect to lose weight. The lifestyle changes required after surgery is a lifelong commitment.  But if you put in the work, the weight...

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Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

Obesity can have an impact on one’s reproductive health. There’s a higher incidence of menstrual dysfunction and anovulation among obese and overweight women, affecting their ability to conceive. Plus, women with a higher BMI are at higher risk of having complications...

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