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My First Thanksgiving as a Bariatric Patient

This year, as I do every year, I reflected on everything that I have to be thankful for. This year I was able to add my surgical success to that list. Bariatric surgery is about so much more than just weight loss.

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I made it!

By Kelley Narramore, LPN This is my first blog since my surgery, so it may be a little lengthy. Sorry, but it’s been a long and very busy week. My surgery was scheduled at 2pm on Monday the thirteenth. I arrived and was quickly escorted back to a small pre op holding area.  All of […]

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Impact of LAP-BAND Approval for Knoxville Weight Loss Surgery Patients

At his Knoxville bariatric surgery practice, Dr. Stephen Boyce discusses the latest news from the U. S. Food and Drug Administration that could potentially affect 26 million Americans. The FDA has approved the LAP-BAND System®, a surgical weight loss technique, for use in patients with a Body Mass Index of 30-35 with one or more […]

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Man Climbs Mountain, Runs Marathon After Impressive Weight Loss

Since losing 60 pounds, Keith Stewart has completed an extreme mountain-climbing journey, two half marathons, and a full marathon. Following his treatment at the Covenant Weight Management Center with renowned weight loss specialist and Knoxville bariatric surgeon Dr. Stephen Boyce, Stewart’s waist shrunk from a 44 to a 38, turning him into a self-proclaimed lean, […]

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Knoxville Bariatric Surgeons Certified by the ASMBS

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the largest society in the world dedicated to bariatric surgery and the fight against obesity. Knoxville, TN bariatric surgeons Dr. Stephen Boyce and Dr. K. Robert Williams have been certified by the ASMBS for their part in advancing the art and science of bariatric surgery. […]

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