Weight Loss Blog

Welcome to the weight loss blog. Here you can read blogs to inspire you during your weight loss journey, to spread education about weight loss and to empower you on your continued weight loss journey.

Weight lose can be very difficult at times and having a place to come to for encouragement can help you get through the tougher times. Know that you are not alone in your weight loss journey!

If you would like more information about our weight loss blog contact us today. Or you can reach us by phone at 256.840.5547 (Albertville) or 256.571.8734 (Guntersville).

Healthy Eating for Kids

Have you decided to take control of your weight loss journey with the help of a LAP-BAND, gastric bypass, ORBERA gastric balloon, or sleeve gastrectomy? If so, chances are good you’ve struggled with excess weight for many years. By learning about healthy eating for kids, you can help reduce the chances that your children will […]

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Depression After Bariatric Surgery

depression and bariatric surgery

Losing weight and getting healthy is a goal for millions of Americans. When diet and exercise alone can’t provide the results you’re seeking, bariatric surgery might be your best option. However, losing weight is not without emotional challenges. There is a connection between depression and weight loss surgery, leading to unique psychological trials throughout the […]

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Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery

Checking blood sugar, glucose levels in the kitchen

Obesity related health issues are among the most significant contributing factors to weight loss surgery. In fact, many doctors require either a BMI of at least 40 or a BMI of 35 in conjunction with a weight-related medical condition to qualify patients for surgery. As such, diabetes and bariatric surgery often go hand in hand. […]

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Celebrities Who Have Had Weight Loss Surgery

celebrity weight loss surgery

Losing weight can be a challenge for all kinds of people, and that includes celebrities. Even with the media’s glamorous depiction of all things Hollywood, many A-listers struggle with the same things you do – including troubles with diet, exercise, and staying healthy overall. There are many celebrities who have had weight loss surgery to […]

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Talking With Your Kids About Weight Loss Surgery

Talking with your kids about bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery like gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and LAP-BAND is life-changing not only for you, but for your family as well. If you have children, talking with your kids about weight loss surgery is an important part of your weight-loss journey. Children tend to be very observant even at a young age, and once you […]

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About Surgical Associates
of Marshall County

Destination Weight Loss is a comprehensive medical weight loss practice that uses the most advanced technology to help patients meet their weight loss goals through bariatric surgery and non-surgical methods. Our team of trained professionals includes licensed physicians and specially trained nurses that can provide emotional and practical support.

Together, we combine a small town, customer-friendly atmosphere with expertise in sophisticated bariatric surgery technology. We take pride in providing the personal attention you need and will walk with you every step of the journey toward your weight loss goals.

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133 Wall St.
Albertville, AL 35951
7938 Hwy 69 Ste. 120
Guntersville, AL 35976