Bari Surgery Helps Man on 300-lb Weight Loss Journey

From Parkwest Health & Lifestyles When your weight equals a quarter of a ton, day-to-day living is a lot of work. Jonathan Ward, a 46-year-old from Cleveland, Tennessee, was constantly considering how far he could walk while enduring the pain in his knees and how...

What is Gastric Sleeve?

Gastric sleeve surgery is the most commonly performed bariatric procedure in the United States. It involves the removal of 75 to 80 percent of the stomach and joining the remaining portions together to make a banana-sized stomach or “sleeve.” With a smaller stomach...

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...