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Posts categorized as “Bariatrics”

“I Feel Like a Brand New Person”

Posted on July 8, 2021

Angel Lubrano knew she needed to make a change. She sought bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, helping her lose 140 pounds.

Set Up for Success

Posted on January 14, 2021

Josh Ellis was tired of being big. He decided to have bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional and now has more confidence than before.

Maintain, Don’t Gain

Posted on December 28, 2020

During the holidays, many struggle with the ongoing challenge of healthy eating. Learn some tips to maintain your weight instead of gaining this season.


Posted on December 3, 2020

Whitney Copeland knew she needed to change her lifestyle. After weight-loss surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, she can keep up with her patients and kids.

A Stress-Lowering Approach to Weight Loss

Posted on October 15, 2020

Michelle Watkins found support at the Fort Sanders Weight Management Center to help her manage her unique stress condition.

Fort Sanders Regional Dietitian is First in Knoxville, Seventh in Tennessee to Earn Interdisciplinary Weight Management Certification

Posted on September 11, 2020

Fort Sanders Regional dietitian Rachel Ignomirello is the first in Knoxville and seventh in Tennessee to earn board certification in obesity and weight management.