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Gastric Bypass IS Covered By Many Insurance Plans

Gastric bypass is one of the most popular forms of weight loss surgery. In this procedure, your surgeon makes changes to your stomach and small intestine, affecting the way they absorb and digest food. Gastric bypass leads to weight loss as it: restricts the amount of food your stomach can hold limits the calories and […]

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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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‘No Regrets’ Bariatric Patient Chooses Quality Over Quantity

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Rex Veach, a quality representative/engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, decided a lifetime of yo-yo dieting was enough. So he chose quality over quantity, turning to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons to lose excess pounds and control his voracious appetite. “I’ve been in […]

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Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss attained through bariatric surgery can have a positive boost in your fertility. This is often a blessing for women wishing to have children. However, it can be a problem if you’re in the initial 18-months post-surgery. Why You Should Wait 18 Months Before Getting Pregnant Your body undergoes several changes after weight loss […]

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Give Yourself the Gift of Good Health

The Holiday Season is a Time for Giving This year, give yourself one of the best gifts you can give to yourself – good health. If you’re struggling to lose weight through traditional means, bariatric surgery may be right for you. This is a recommended weight loss solution for those with a body mass index […]

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