Foothills Weight Loss865-984-3413

Foothills Offers Duodenal Switch

If you are morbidly obese, your healthcare provider may recommend bariatric surgery. One procedure option for those who are morbidly obese is biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS). It’s a complex procedure that helps you lose weight by reducing your ability to absorb calories, vitamins, and minerals. Like other weight loss surgeries, BPD/DS is only for […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , , ,



Foothills New Online Seminar

An informed choice begins with learning. That’s why, at Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville, we provide a free informational seminar to all prospective bariatric patients. We believe that providing our patients with the right information is one of the first steps in achieving better health. While we offer live seminars for those who want […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , ,



Dietary Consistency After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery may be a solution if you are obese and have been unsuccessful in losing weight through conventional methods. It has been shown to be an effective solution to shedding excess pounds, but it is important to note that consistency in your diet plays a crucial part in your success post-operation. Dietary Consistency After […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , ,



A Healthier Sweet Treat

Around Valentine’s Day, stores are filled with sweets, candies, and desserts. Because of this, it can be an especially tempting time to put your post weight loss surgery diet on the back burner. Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville wants you to know that you can still get a sweet treat with our protein powder! […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , , , ,



Bariatric Support Groups

If you’ve made the decision to undergo bariatric surgery in the new year, you are likely aware of the lifestyle changes that come along with this decision. During these changes, a positive support system plays a large part in overcoming the challenges you may face. Although support at home from family and friends is important, […]

Read More »

Tags: , , , , ,