Our Team Bolsters Our Patients’ Success

Foothills Weight Loss Specialists patient and employee Melody Helms credits her weight loss success to the “tremendous team at Foothills.” As our patient advocate, she is able to work effectively with our patients to help them succeed, too.

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Recognizing & Treating PAD Now, Can Prevent Dangerous Health Problems Later

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is most often seen in individuals who smoke, have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, a strong family history of coronary disease, or a combination of these risk factors.

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PM: Preventive Medicine

When most of us hear PM, we think evening, afternoon, work is almost over or fun some just starting, or bedtime. When my husband (a maintenance man) hears PM, he think Preventive Maintenance – keep things oiled, lubed, and running well, fix problems before they occur. In the health care system we now have PMs […]

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Walking Intervention Benefits Patients with Diabetes and PAD

New research findings reported online in Diabetes Care suggest that home-based walking intervention improves walking speed and quality of life in people with diabetes and PAD. The study included 145 participants with diabetes and PAD randomly assigned to receive a six-month intervention that included one-on-one interaction with the research coordinator at baseline as well as: […]

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Robotic Surgery Revolutionizes Treatment of Acid Reflux and Hiatal Hernias

It is no overstatement to say that robotic surgery is revolutionary in our field. It has opened up a whole new door for laparoscopic surgery and takes minimally invasive surgery to a new level. Robotic surgery offers significant advantages, such as better magnification through use of a 3D camera, better instruments, and more degrees of […]

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