What to Expect from Pre-Op Class at New Life

What to Expect from Pre-Op Class at New Life

All bariatric surgery patients of New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville are required to attend our Pre-Op Educational Class 3-4 weeks before their scheduled surgery.  For Nurse Sarah, who facilitates the seminar, education is the number one key to success...

Preparing for your Bariatric Surgery

Deciding to undergo bariatric surgery is not easy. After all, it’s not your typical surgery. It can change your life significantly! And even after deciding to go through with weight loss surgery, the process may still be confusing.  We understand how overwhelming it...
Support Groups Are Important After Weight Loss Surgery

Support Groups Are Important After Weight Loss Surgery

Life after bariatric surgery can be different. This is why having a strong support system is important after weight loss surgery. While your family and friends can be a part of it, nothing compares to being part of a group that has been in your shoes. Joining a...
Dos and Don’t After Bariatric Surgery

Dos and Don’t After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a life-changing procedure. While it can definitely help you lose weight, the surgery itself is just the beginning of your journey. What happens, in the long run, depends largely on you and your commitment to changes. Life after surgery will be...

Crossville Woman Finds New Life with Bariatric Surgery

News from Parkwest Health & Lifestyles There’s a reason it’s called “comfort food.” Like many people, Lori Naczynski found comfort in eating foods that weren’t good for her. Extra sugar, carbs and fat felt like a treat at a time when she needed to be consoled....