Post-Weight Loss Surgery Fitness

After months of being bundled up and coup inside the house, many of us are celebrating summer. It’s the best time of the year to go on vacations and spend the days outdoors. However, this fun time can be quite stressful for those who have just had bariatric or weight...

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...

Weight Loss Surgery is a Team Effort

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 after your procedure. New...

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...

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...