Bari Surgery Helps Man on 300-lb Weight Loss Journey

From Parkwest Health & Lifestyles When your weight equals a quarter of a ton, day-to-day living is a lot of work. Jonathan Ward, a 46-year-old from Cleveland, Tennessee, was constantly considering how far he could walk while enduring the pain in his knees and how...

Knox Woman Loses Over 100 Pounds After Bariatric Surgery

News from Parkwest Health & Lifestyles Christy Brown has struggled with feeling overweight her entire life. In 2017 Brown says she stepped on the scale at 325 pounds, her heaviest weight, and knew she needed help. She intensified her efforts to eat nutritious...

Kingsport Man Says Bariatric Surgery Saved His Life

News From Parkwest Health & Lifestyles Jordan Casey has always struggled with his weight. Two years ago, Casey weighed in at 556 pounds. Nearing the age of 30 and realizing he was approaching the 600-pound mark and obesity-related diseases, he knew something had...

Crossville Woman Finds New Life with Bariatric Surgery

News from Parkwest Health & Lifestyles There’s a reason it’s called “comfort food.” Like many people, Lori Naczynski found comfort in eating foods that weren’t good for her. Extra sugar, carbs and fat felt like a treat at a time when she needed to be consoled....

Patient Keeps 100 Pounds Off for 10 Years

From Parkwest Health & Lifestyles In the summer of 2009, Jane Anne Grubb underwent weight loss surgery at Parkwest Medical Center. Grubb lost 100 pounds as a result and has kept it off for 10 years. Grubb calls her weight loss a gift. “It was like Christmas,”...