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Iron Issues and Anemia

It is a well accepted idea that iron absorption and anemia can be altered by malabsoptive surgeries such as Roux En Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS). There are multiple variables involved that have both negative and positive effects on iron absorption but the overall incidence of anemia increase from […]

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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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