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Posts categorized as “Bariatrics”

And the Two Became One

Posted on June 11, 2020

Even before they tied the gastric knot, they had seen the best and worst of one another. Read about Dwayne Linger and Allenna Mullins, two bariatric surgery patients of Fort Sanders Regional, who became one last Halloween.


New Year, New You

Posted on January 16, 2020

Have you considered shedding pounds but have not had luck with diet and exercise alone? It may be time to consult a physician who specializes in bariatrics, or weight-loss medicine.


Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Posted on October 17, 2019

Fort Sanders Regional Weight Management and Nutrition Center and Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery work hand in hand to offer medically supervised weight loss plans that work.


Worth the Wait

Posted on September 26, 2019

After losing 50 pounds on a medically supervised plan through Fort Sanders Weight Management and Nutrition Center, Cook says she’s feeling great.


No More Mr. Big Guy

Posted on July 18, 2019

Since his August 2017 surgery, Dougherty lost not only 400 pounds, but also his appetite – a nice bonus for a barbecue restaurant owner


Fitting In

Posted on January 17, 2019

When Kerrie Merz weighed 336 pounds, she dealt with knee pain every step of the way from her car to the door of the movie theater. Then there was the challenge of fitting into a seat. “I would squeeze myself into that chair – literally get into it and have my body overflowing out of […]