Support Groups Are Important After Surgery

Bariatric surgery is usually the last option for obese or morbidly obese patients who are unable to lose weight successfully on their own. While many can attest to the effectiveness of such surgery, it is in itself not a magic pill. The team at New Life Center for...

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Weight Loss Surgery is Life-Changing for Patients

https://youtu.be/qgSecZSL-gs   New year, new you, new life! If you are struggling to lose weight through conventional methods (i.e. diet and exercise), and have obesity-related health conditions, then you may qualify for bariatric or weight loss surgery. What is...

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New Year, New You!

News from Parkwest, West Knoxville's Healthcare Leader If you’re on the fence about weight-loss surgery or have tried shedding pounds with diet and exercise alone to no avail, consider looking into a weight loss seminar and learning about the options available at...

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Food Journaling After Weight Loss Surgery

After a weight loss surgery, the team at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville reminds you that it’s important to keep track of what and how much you eat. You can easily do this by keeping a food journal. What’s a food journal? A food journal is simply a...

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Meet Karen, New Life’s Patient Advocate!

The New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville has a bariatric team that will take care of your needs before, during, and after surgery.  Karen Hinkle is part of our team. As our patient advocate, she helps our patients get started with our program and the...

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Healthy food options for Thanksgiving

Healthy food options for Thanksgiving

Most of our memories of Thanksgiving involve food. Unfortunately, many of these foods are typically high in calories. While it's totally fine to indulge in them once in a while, many of us have a 'feast' mindset on Thanksgiving day. We pile our plates with...

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Halloween Healthy Snacks Tips

Many of us often associate Halloween with candies and treats. Many of us grow up trick-or-treating and being handed with all sorts of candies we could possibly eat in a month or longer! But if you’re trying to lose weight, you may want to shift your perspective.  It’s...

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Meet Our Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Morgan!

Bariatric surgery can change your life. However, you have to be committed to the lifestyle changes that come with it.  These changes may feel daunting especially if you haven’t done any of these or have been unsuccessful in doing these in the past. This is why at New...

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