What is gastric sleeve?

What is gastric sleeve?

If you’re morbidly obese and struggled to lose weight through diet and exercise alone, you may qualify for bariatric surgery. There are different types of bariatric procedures. One of which is a gastric sleeve. What is a gastric sleeve? Also known as vertical...

Is bariatric surgery covered by insurance?

Is bariatric surgery covered by insurance? This is one of the most common questions we get from patients who are considering bariatric surgery. Most insurance providers cover weight-loss surgeries. In our facility, as part of our process, our patients meet with our...

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...

Healthy Halloween Tips

Halloween is a great time to dress up in cool costumes and go around the neighborhood trick-or-treating. However, the team at Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville know this day can be a challenge for those who are trying to lose weight. Halloween is fun but the...