Meet Nurse Cydney

Meet Nurse Cydney New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville, TN is excited to introduce Bariatric Registered Nurse, Cydney Vanosdale. As an experienced nurse in the field of bariatrics, Cydney brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the clinic. Her...

Online Bariatric Surgery Seminar

Online Bariatric Surgery Seminar The decision to pursue bariatric surgery is a personal decision that is not taken lightly. Many patients will spend more than a year researching and evaluating whether bariatric surgery is right for them. However, once someone decides...

Can Bariatric Surgery Help Patients with Comorbidities?

Can Bariatric Surgery Help Patients with Comorbidities? High blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol are common health conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. Often, these health conditions are associated with obesity and known as comorbidities....

Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery? Are you wondering if bariatric surgery could help you lose weight and take back control over your life and health? Numerous factors impact a person’s ability to qualify for this type of surgery, yet for those that do, it can...

Woman Steps into New Life Following Bariatric Surgery

NEWS FROM PARKWEST HEALTHY LIFESTYLES Suzanne Carlyle is gaining her confidence back one step at a time. After undergoing bariatric surgery in October 2021 with Dr. K. Robert Williams of New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery at Parkwest Medical Center. Carlyle has...

Outpatient Bariatric Surgery

Outpatient Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery is the only effective and long-lasting treatment for morbid obesity. It is recommended for patients who have had unsuccessful results with nonsurgical treatments such as medically supervised diets and exercise. Bariatric...

10 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Holidays After Bariatric Surgery

10 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Holidays After Bariatric Surgery After bariatric surgery, it can be tricky to balance your health and wellness goals with your love of holiday fun and festivities. Fortunately, Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. K. Robert Williams and his team at New...

The Importance of Quitting Smoking Before Bariatric Surgery

The Importance of Quitting Smoking Before Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery is life changing. It is one of the biggest decisions you will make during your lifetime. As a result, you will want to do all you can to ensure it goes well and you get the results you want...

Treating Morbid Obesity with Bariatric Surgery

Treating Morbid Obesity with Bariatric Surgery A person is considered morbidly obese when he or she has a body mass index (BMI) of at least 40 and a high percentage of body fat. Morbid obesity can cause a range of health issues including: • Type 2 diabetes• High blood...

Questions to Ask Your Bariatric Surgeon Before Surgery

Questions to Ask Your Bariatric Surgeon Before Surgery Bariatric surgery is a life-changing procedure. Not only does it help in weight loss, it can also help resolve obesity-related health issues. Bariatric surgery, however, is not for everyone. The team at New Life...