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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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Take the First Step in Your Weight Loss Journey

For many of us, resolutions are very common during the New Year. And the most common resolution we make? To lose weight.   Weight loss, however, is not easy for some. There are those who still struggle in losing those excess pounds even by changing their diet and physical activity. If this describes your case, then you may want […]

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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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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, […]

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