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Posts categorized as “Bariatrics”

Working Hard, Inspiring Others

Posted on July 13, 2022

Friendsville Woman Loses 175 Pounds after Weight-Loss Surgery Tracy Shelton is a business owner and mom of two teenagers who leads a busy lifestyle. Four years ago, she underwent bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and has since lost 175 pounds. She works hard to maintain her habits post-operation, and encourages others who […]


Tips for Healthy Eating in 2022

Posted on January 12, 2022

Consider these healthy eating tips as you head into the new year. Remember that small changes may be key to finding balance. Trying to improve your family’s nutrition? Involve children in meal planning and preparation to encourage healthy eating and food choices.


New Year, New You

Posted on January 12, 2022

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.


Maintain, Don’t Gain

Posted on November 29, 2021

One of the biggest challenges of the holiday season is healthy eating. Find tips here for keeping that extra holiday weight off.


“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.