Start Your Weight Loss Journey in the New Year

Does carrying too much weight keep you from living your best life? New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery can help you get started with your health journey. Our very first step is to view our FREE online Bariatric Informational Seminar video. The goal of this seminar...

Weight Loss Surgery: Is it an Option for You?

Morbid obesity is a major risk factor for many conditions such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and soft tissue infections. These conditions, which are related to the primary disease (i.e. obesity) are collectively known as comorbidities. Bariatric...

How Can Bariatric Surgery Help Patients with Comorbidities?

Obesity is a chronic disease that can lead to several comorbidities. A comorbidity is a disease that is strongly related to the primary disease. In the case of morbid obesity (having a BMI of at least 35), examples of comorbidities are hypertension, arthritis, sleep...

What is Gastric Sleeve?

Gastric sleeve surgery is the most commonly performed bariatric procedure in the United States. It involves the removal of 75 to 80 percent of the stomach and joining the remaining portions together to make a banana-sized stomach or “sleeve.” With a smaller stomach...

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...