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Weight Loss Surgery May Benefit Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers report bariatric surgery may help obese patients achieve long-term remission KNOXVILLE, TN It has long been known that obesity increases your risk for several health conditions, including type 2 diabetes. Now, there’s evidence that obese patients with type 2 diabetes can control the disease better with weight loss surgery, compared to medicine alone. “There […]

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Bariatric Program Helps Consumers “Weigh Their Options” for the New Year

For many Americans, the conclusion of the holidays and the start of the New Year are the catalyst for making a serious commitment to losing weight, but traditional methods—like restrictive dieting and extensive exercise—do not provide sustained weight loss results for everyone. If you failed to lose weight through conventional methods and are considering a […]

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Meeting Expectations

What happens when someone who works in the medical field suddenly becomes a patient? I found myself in this situation this year. I can now say I know what it is like to be on the other side of the reception window and have my care and time affected by others. New Life Bariatric / […]

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November is American Diabetes Month®

Approximately 29 million people in America have diabetes. While this disease can strike anyone at any age, it is particularly common among individuals who suffer from severe obesity. Type-2 diabetes, the most common form of the condition, is one of the most frequently experienced comorbid (obesity-related) conditions among people who are severely obese. November is […]

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Seven years ago when I was searching for a nursing position outside of the hospital setting, I was fortunate to find an opening at a prestigious bariatric surgery center. Little did I know at that time what a life changing experience it would be, both for the patients I would assist on their weight loss […]

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