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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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Obesity is a Disease – Knoxville Weight Loss Surgeon Discusses the AMA’s Recent Classification

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Dr. Stephen G. Boyce comments on the importance of the American Medical Association’s recent classification of obesity as a disease. Knoxville, TN – Last year, the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease. As obesity rates climb, the new classification can potentially have a major impact on the nation’s approach to care for the […]

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Obesity is a Disease – Dr. Boyce’s Thoughts on the AMA’s Recent Classification

With the steady climb in the rate of obesity in the U.S., the American Medical Association recently officially classified the condition as a disease. Dr. Stephen Boyce, our experienced weight loss surgeon, comments on this important decision and how it may change the nation’s approach to healthcare. What were your thoughts when the AMA first […]

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Life is a Balancing Act

By Kelley Narramore, LPN Whether you have had bariatric surgery or not, life is a balancing act. We juggle so much and try to fit so many things and moments into twenty-four hours. I often think if my day was thirty-six hours long maybe I would have enough time to get everything done that I […]

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BariBucks Rewards Program

Bariatric vitamins are necessary for maintaining health (and life!) after weight loss surgery. Dr. Boyce created Barilife vitamins primarily for patient convenience. The thought was, if the regimen is easy to take and easy to purchase, the patient will be more compliant with their vitamin regimen. More compliance means fewer deficiencies. Fewer deficiencies mean healthier […]

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