How Does Teamwork Leads to Weight Loss Success?

Bariatric surgery shouldn’t be taken lightly. Its success relies on both the efforts of the patient and the bariatric surgery team. Hence, bariatric surgery is a team effort. At New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville, TN, we have a well-experienced...

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New Life Gets a New Office!

We’ve got new digs! Dr. K. Robert Williams Jr., and the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery team is now located in Suite 508 of Physicians Plaza at 9330 Parkwest Blvd in Knoxville. We’re still on the Parkwest Medical Center campus, but we have a bright, spacious new...

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How Bariatric Surgery Will Help you Love Yourself

Studies have shown that obesity can negatively impact one’s mental and emotional health. Additionally, being overweight leads to more health issues including hypertension, arthritis, sleep apnea, high blood cholesterol, soft tissue infections, and type 2 diabetes....

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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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