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Why Diet is Important After Bariatric Surgery

For those who struggle to lose weight through traditional means, like dieting and exercise, bariatric surgery could be a better solution. The procedure is typically recommended for those who are obese (those with a body mass index of 30 or higher) with comorbidities such as sleep apnea, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Bariatric surgery though, […]

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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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Surviving Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

If you have just undergone bariatric or weight loss surgery, you may be anxious about surviving your first Thanksgiving after the procedure. After all, it’s the time of the year where hearty, large meals are served. Proper preparation is the key towards enjoying this holiday unscathed. Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville share some tips […]

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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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The Do’s and Don’ts After Bariatric Surgery

In a report published by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, over 100,000 cases of bariatric surgery were done from 2011 to 2015. Bariatric surgery is a medical procedure recommended for those with a body mass index of 30 and above, and those with weight-related health problems such as diabetes, sleep apnea, and […]

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