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Weight Loss Surgery Encouraged Before Knee Replacement for Severely Obese Patients

From Tennova Healthcare New study shows bariatric surgery before joint replacement may improve quality of life Being overweight is associated with several health conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease. But extra weight also raises the risk of getting a certain type of arthritis, known as osteoarthritis. One in five Americans […]

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WATE-Covering Your Health: Gastric Balloon Helps Battle Obesity

Dr. Stephen Boyce of New Life Center is the first physician in East and Middle TN to offer the Orbera intragastric balloon for weight loss. He shows WATE’s Lori Tucker how this new tool can help people battle obesity without surgery.  CLICK HERE to view story.

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New Life Offers New Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure

Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Stephen Boyce of New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery explains to Kayla Strayer of WATE TV-6 how the new Orbera Intragastric Balloon help patients in losing and maintaining their weight.  Click photo to view video

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Type 2 Diabetes & Obesity – Can We Treat Diabetes Through Obesity Treatments?

Not all people with Type 2 diabetes are the same and the cause of Type-2 diabetes has not been fully explained, but obesity is considered the primary risk factor. More than 90 percent of individuals with Type 2 diabetes are affected by obesity. Also, being affected by obesity increases the risk of developing diabetes 93-fold […]

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Choosing Her Own Path

Leslie, a regulatory compliance specialist with ORNL Federal Credit Union — had been struggling with her weight for years. She’d lost and gained back the same 50 pounds time and again, and nothing seemed to work in the long term. “At 30, I weighed 318 pounds,” she says. “I had high blood pressure and was […]

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