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Episode 12: “Reversing Diabetes and Metabolic Disease” with Dr. Randy Pardue

Local metabolic disease expert and family physician, Dr. Randy Pardue, sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss his growing concern over the high number and increasingly lower age of patients presenting with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, along with the need to prescribe more and higher doses of medication to manage these medical conditions.

Local health expert, Carrie Wagner, sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss her unique outlook on restoring health through reflexology and detoxification. Carrie is owner of Knoxville Reflexology Group.

Episode 10: “Take Control Of Your Tap Water” with Daniel Rochat

Local water expert, Daniel Rochat sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss all things water. We discuss how the Knoxville area water is sourced, health concerns and contaminants in our water, and solutions to help improve your health by improving your water.

Episode 9: Fitness After 40 with Andrew Henderson

Personal training guru Andrew Henderson sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss all things exercise the benefits and the benefits of personal training. We discuss what makes Fitness Together unique, the importance of nutrition, and how to keep motivated and on track.

Episode 8: Concierge Medicine, Women’s Health, and Vaginal Rejuvenation with Dr. Raye-Anne Ayo

Family medicine and women’s health expert, Dr. Raye-Anne Ayo, sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss her hybrid family practice model, functional medicine, and women’s health- pelvic floor/ incontinence issues. Dr Ayo talks about how after having 3 children, she couldn’t do a jumping jack without having urinary control issues, and how she personally overcame her stress incontinence and helps other women with similar issues.

Episode 7: Obstacle Course Racing and F3 with Chris “Tank” DeFranco

Obstacle course racing expert and race organizer of Hardship Hill, Chris “Tank” DeFranco, sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss the local obstacle race coming up, Hardship Hill. The second half of the episode we discuss F3, the fitness organization that is sponsoring Hardship Hill. Are you interested in participating in a local obstacle course race?

Episode 6: Exercise Myths You Shouldn’t Believe With Ingrid Duncan

Exercise expert and owner of Jazzercise Campbell Station , Ingrid Duncan, sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss all things exercise, Ingrid brings to the show her wealth of knowledge having been training all over the country and even training trainers. 

Episode 5: Benefits Of Essential Oils With Julie Callis

Young Living Platinum leader, Julie Callis, sits down with Dr. John-Mark to discuss the benefits of essential oils in daily life. Julie talks about what inspired her to learn more about essential oils, the benefits for her and her family, and some of the misconceptions that people have about oils. 

Episode 4: Chesney Family Dentistry with Dr. Nathan Chesney

 John-Mark takes some time to sit down and talk with his younger brother, Dr. Nathan Chesney, D.D.S., from Chesney Family Dentistry. Among the topics covered, they discuss what made Nathan go into dentistry, why John-Mark chose not to be a dentist, the basics of good dental care…


In this episode, John-Mark talks with Reggie White of Pacceka Massage Meditations. Reggie talks about the journey that led him to become a massage therapist and his spin on Massage Therapy that goes beyond physical relaxation.


On this episode, John-Mark sits down with Dr. Mark McColl to discuss a new take on an old concept: direct primary care. They discuss Mark’s story, the basics of direct primary care, and how healthy living benefits your daily life and trips to the doctor.


The Stay Healthy Knoxville podcast is for people in and around Knoxville, TN and the greater east TN area who want to live a healthy and fit lifestyle while enjoying all of Knoxville and having a whole lot of fun along the way. A majority of the episodes will be of health and fitness experts and business owners, who live and work here in Knoxville- the expert knowledge discussed will be a great asset and resource for Knoxvillian’s who want to take full advantage of the amazing health and fitness community that we have here locally and also for those who want to stay connected with amazing events and opportunities in and around Knoxville that help promote a healthy lifestyle.