Knox Woman Loses Over 100 Pounds After Bariatric Surgery

News from Parkwest Health & Lifestyles Christy Brown has struggled with feeling overweight her entire life. In 2017 Brown says she stepped on the scale at 325 pounds, her heaviest weight, and knew she needed help. She intensified her efforts to eat nutritious...

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...

Meet Erica! Our Patient Advocate at New Life Bariatric

When you come in at New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville for a consult, one of the first few people you will speak with is Erica Geary, our Patient Advocate. Erica has an important role to play in helping patients start the bariatric process. She will...

Obesity and Diabetes Go Hand-In-Hand

Being obese puts you at risk of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps in regulating your blood sugar level. When you eat, carbohydrates...