Is It Time to Consider Weight Loss Surgery?

Losing weight isn’t always as simple as exercising and eating right. While it may work for some people, for others, a better long term option may be weight loss surgery. Weight loss surgery is a useful tool that can help you to lose weight while also improving your...

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Cleveland Woman Loses 120 Pounds After Weight Loss Surgery

News from Parkwest Jessica Langston and her family enjoy spending time together, especially at theme parks. “A few years ago, we were in a theme park about to ride a roller coaster. The bar wouldn’t go down over my waist far enough for it to click. I was with my kids....

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Start Your Weight Loss Journey in the New Year

Does carrying too much weight keep you from living your best life? New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery can help you get started with your health journey. Our very first step is to view our FREE online Bariatric Informational Seminar video. The goal of this seminar...

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How to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Holidays can be challenging for people who are trying to lose weight. Many Americans gain an average of one pound starting from mid-November to mid-January. This may not seem like a lot, but most people don’t lose this extra weight. And for some, it can totally throw...

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Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes

Obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases including type 2 diabetes. People who are obese are ten times more likely to develop the disease than those who have healthy weight. Having high body fat leads to insulin resistance and inflammation, causing the classic...

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Quit Smoking Before Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an effective tool for helping you lose weight and keeping it off for long. You will increase your chance of a successful surgery if you prepare for it. If you’re a smoker, you will be required to permanently quit smoking at least two months before...

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Weight Loss Surgery: Is it an Option for You?

Morbid obesity is a major risk factor for many conditions such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and soft tissue infections. These conditions, which are related to the primary disease (i.e. obesity) are collectively known as comorbidities. Bariatric...

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Healthy Tricks for a Healthier Halloween

Halloween is a fun, festive celebration to kick off the holiday season. It’s usually celebrated with spooky decorations, costumes, and of course, with sweets and treats. The team at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville knows that holiday celebrations...

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The Benefits of Joining a Support Group

As a bariatric patient, you may already know that the key to sustainable weight loss is your commitment to lifestyle changes (i.e. diet and exercise). This is easier said than done, especially for those who have a completely different lifestyle. It is for this reason...

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What to Expect During a Pre-Op Bariatric Class

At New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville, TN, we believe that education is the cornerstone of successful weight loss. Hence, we make sure that our bariatric patients are equipped with sufficient and right information before they undergo this life-changing...

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