How to Make Your Weight Loss Resolution Stick

You may be starting this year with several goals in mind, including eating better and losing weight. You wonder how you can ensure these goals stick around past this month. The trick to keeping New Year’s resolutions, including the ones related to your health, is by...

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Weight Loss Surgery is a Team Effort

https://youtu.be/sfq2_BGGFpE Some people may feel that surgery is just a brief interaction between a surgeon and the patient. But this isn’t really the case at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville. Our surgery process is a team effort before, during, and...

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Meet Erica! Our Patient Advocate at New Life Bariatric

When you come in at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville for a consult, one of the first few people you will speak with is Erica Geary, our Patient Advocate. Erica has an important role to play in helping patients start the bariatric process. She will...

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Obesity and Diabetes Go Hand-In-Hand

Being obese puts you at risk of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps in regulating your blood sugar level. When you eat, carbohydrates...

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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...

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Holidays are fun but they can also pose certain challenges especially if you’re trying to lose weight. We interviewed our New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery registered dietitian, Krystal, for some tips on how to eat healthy on these special occasions. Here are some...

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In-Person Seminar Are Up and Running

Bariatric surgery is an amazing tool for helping you live a healthier life. If the recommended lifestyle changes are applied, it can help you lose weight, improve, or even treat some of your medical conditions, and improve your overall quality of life. This procedure...

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What to Expect from Pre-Op Class at New Life

All bariatric surgery patients of New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville are required to attend our Pre-Op Educational Class 3-4 weeks before their scheduled surgery.  For Nurse Sarah, who facilitates the seminar, education is the number one key to success...

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Get to Know Dr. Williams!

If you’re obese and have been struggling to lose weight through diet and exercise (including professionally supervised ones), you may qualify for bariatric surgery.  Dr. Robert Williams and his team at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville, TN can help...

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