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...
Healthy food options for Thanksgiving

Healthy food options for Thanksgiving

Most of our memories of Thanksgiving involve food. Unfortunately, many of these foods are typically high in calories. While it’s totally fine to indulge in them once in a while, many of us have a ‘feast’ mindset on Thanksgiving day. We pile our...

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...

Halloween Healthy Snacks Tips

Many of us often associate Halloween with candies and treats. Many of us grow up trick-or-treating and being handed with all sorts of candies we could possibly eat in a month or longer! But if you’re trying to lose weight, you may want to shift your perspective.  It’s...

Meet Our Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Morgan!

Bariatric surgery can change your life. However, you have to be committed to the lifestyle changes that come with it.  These changes may feel daunting especially if you haven’t done any of these or have been unsuccessful in doing these in the past. This is why at New...