Smoking is a no-no for bariatric patients!

Smoking is a no-no for bariatric patients!

Bariatric surgery is not an ordinary surgery where you can simply go back to your normal life and forget about it. When you sign up for it, you are committing to lifelong changes. To help you adjust to your new life and maintain weight loss for the long term, we at...

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Weight Loss Surgery is a Team Effort

When people think of bariatric surgery, they usually just think of the surgeon and the patient. But it’s not really the case.  Bariatric surgery is a team effort. This is what Dr. K. Robert Williams of the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery has to say about it:...

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Bariatric Surgery and Your Love Life

Bariatric Surgery and Your Love Life

Bariatric surgery can significantly change your life in a multitude of ways. One area that can benefit is your love life. Possible Relationship Changes After Bariatric Surgery Studies have shown that bariatric surgery promotes an improved quality of life. For some, it...

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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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