Exercising After Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is a great tool for losing weight. This can benefit you if you’re obese and have not found any success with any of the conventional weight loss methods. However, this procedure does not work like magic. You can’t just walk away after...

World Obesity Day

October 11th is World Obesity Day, a great opportunity to learn more about this growing epidemic and ways to get out of it. What is obesity? Obesity is considered a medical condition. It occurs when an individual carries excess body weight or fat.  To determine if one...

A good support system is important after surgery

Bariatric surgery can be a great tool for achieving weight loss. It’s a life-changing procedure but can also be overwhelming, especially at the start. This is why we, at Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville, believe in the importance of having a good support...

What is Gastric Sleeve?

If losing weight through diet and exercise have not helped you lose weight long term, then you may have considered weight loss surgery. Also known as bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery treats obesity and indirectly, the conditions that go along with it. This...