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The Woman in the Mirror

Posted on March 29, 2017 in Bariatrics

Tiara-Lady Wilson is an energetic woman with an infectious laugh and a positive attitude. It’s the same attitude that has helped her succeed in life, even winning the title of Miss Tennessee State University in 1998.      It’s also the attitude that has sustained her through years of medical problems that caused her to gain 100 pounds. […]


Knowledge is Power

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Bariatrics

You hardly ever see her cry, but Carolyn Guffey wipes away tears as she sits at a picnic table in the park thinking about the sadness of the past, and the bright promise of the future. It’s a chilly day with a bright blue sky, and she joyfully savors every second of it. “I’m looking […]


Fort Sanders Regional to Host Upcoming Clinical Job Fair

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Bariatrics

Clinical healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities are invited to attend a clinical job fair at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, February 28th from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. Attendees are invited to talk with nursing leaders, hospital staff and members of administration about career opportunities in the hospital. Those wishing to attend should […]


Lesson for Life

Posted on February 9, 2017 in Bariatrics

Blevins suffered a stroke as she arrived at school that morning on Dec. 1. Within 38 minutes, she was at Fort Sanders, receiving the clot-busting drug, tPA.


A Brand New Baby for a Brand New Year

Posted on February 1, 2017 in Bariatrics

When Melanie Mullins found out she was pregnant, it came as a complete surprise.


Law & Aorta

Posted on January 25, 2017 in Bariatrics

Tests prior to his bypass surgery revealed a deadly secret – he also had an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).