Does Bariatric Surgery Improve Heart Health?

Bariatric surgery is one of the recommended weight loss tools for obese individuals who struggle to lose weight through conventional means (i.e. diet even medically-supervised ones and exercise). Studies have shown that bariatric surgery doesn’t just aid in 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...

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Is being overweight causing you some serious medical issues? Have you tried conventional methods of weight loss (e.g. diet and exercise) but still struggled in losing those excess pounds? Then you may benefit from bariatric surgery. What is bariatric surgery?...

Who Should Have Bariatric Surgery?

Being overweight can be a major risk factor for several health issues including heart disease and cancer. If you’ve tried different diets and workouts and none seem to work in helping you lose weight, you may want to consider bariatric surgery. What is bariatric...

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...