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...

How bariatric surgery helps you become a candidate for other surgeries

Being obese is often associated with a number of health issues, including diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis. Obesity and Arthritis According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 3 obese Americans suffer from arthritis. The most...