Navigation Links
Tennessee's New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery Launches Comprehensive Website Reaching out to Sufferers of Morbid Obesity

The New Life Center, a Knoxville, Tennessee bariatric surgery facility, is announcing the launch of a state-of-the-art new website designed to mirror the comprehensive approach it takes to help people fight morbid obesity. Using video, step-by-step guides to the weight loss surgery process, and the latest tools of the web, the new site offers visitors a virtual tour of the practice.

(Vocus) August 4, 2009 -- More than three million Americans suffer from morbid obesity, a disease which can lead to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and stroke. Morbid obesity, typically characterized by those who are 80-100 pounds overweight, can also be responsible for serious emotional and psychological afflictions such as depression and low self-esteem. The New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery, a Knoxville, Tennessee weight loss surgery practice, offers one of the most comprehensive and respected surgical weight loss programs in the region, and it’s launching an advanced new website equipped with some of the latest tools of the internet to educate patients on its programs, and let them know how they can overcome morbid obesity with potentially lifesaving treatment.

The New Life Center’s new website is an expansive, virtual view of the all-encompassing program offered to patients who can benefit from bariatric surgery. The founder of the practice, Knoxville, Tennessee bariatric surgeon Stephen Boyce, MD, worked with Rosemont Media®, a medical website design firm, to create a site that covers all aspects of what the New Life Center offers, plus an array of educational information for patients who are suffering from morbid obesity. The site includes videos featuring Dr. Boyce explaining the intricacies of bariatric surgery, an updated blog, before-and-after photos of patients, and many pages of content detailing what patients can expect before, during, and after surgery. The new website describes the many types of weight loss surgery procedures available from the practice, such as REALIZE® and LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, and gastric sleeve surgery. It also gives patients an array of information regarding the various seminars, support groups, and aftercare programs offered to ensure that weight is being lost safely and effectively, and that the patient is adjusting well to the lifestyle changes necessary after the procedure has been performed.

In addition to providing details to patients who are considering surgical weight loss procedures such as adjustable gastric banding and gastric bypass in Knoxville, Tennessee, the new website is also equipped with an online BMI calculator for patients to compute their own body mass index, which determines part of the qualifications for weight loss surgery.

The new website is designed to reflect the many options for people to turn their lives around by safely losing significant amounts of weight and reducing the risks of serious conditions brought on by obesity. In that regard, Dr. Stephen Boyce says weight loss surgery is the most powerful tool in medicine today. “You can cure diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, reflux, osteoarthritis – patients live longer, they have a decreased chance of dying from cancer… there’s nothing more powerful in medicine.”

About the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery
The New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery has been designated a “Center of Excellence” by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery - a distinction only given to a select few surgical weight loss facilities to signify a high standard of care – and is the only center with that designation in East Tennessee to offer all approved bariatric operations. The center was founded in 2002 by Stephen Boyce, MD, a bariatric and general surgeon with training in advanced laparoscopic surgery in addition to a Masters Certification in Bariatric Surgery. In 2006, Dr. Boyce was joined by weight loss surgeon K. Robert Williams, MD in the continuing development of the New Life Center as a comprehensive, all-encompassing bariatric surgery program. The staff comprises a range of professionals in a variety of specialties, including a nurse practitioner, bariatric nurse coordinators, a dietician, an exercise physiologist, a psychologist, and a patient advocate. The entire team comprises more than 75 years experience in helping people fight obesity and permanently lose weight.

For more information on surgical weight loss programs such as gastric bypass, REALIZE® Band, vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) and LAP-BAND® System Surgery in Knoxville, Tennessee, the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery can be contacted at (865) 694-9676, or via


Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Medical Device Regulatory Training for the University of Michigans Medical Innovation Center
2. Millin Associates has the Perfect Solution for Hospitals & Health Centers Dealing With an Influx of Uninsured Patients
3. Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances
4. Courage Center Names Dianne Miron Its Director of Physician Services
5. Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler
6. Lung Cancer Alliance Launches Online Early Interventions Resource Center
7. Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology Announces New Full Service Center at Bruce B Downs
8. Michigan IT Companies Helping the University of Miami Center for Patient Safety Tackle a Leading Cause of Death Using an RTLS Solution to Monitor Staff Hand-Washing Compliance
9. Verizon Wireless Kicks Off Wireless Phone Recycling Drive to Benefit Womens Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
10. Unified360 Makes Positive Impact to Baylor Surgical Center Operations.
11. Great Expressions Dental Centers, Inc. Acquires Willow Creek Dental Care in Canton, MI
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
Tennessee's New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery Launches Comprehensive Website Reaching out to Sufferers of Morbid Obesity
(Date:11/28/2015)... ... , ... Safe storage for contraceptive devices may not always be easy to ... and the other from Bradley Beach, New Jersey, there is an easy solution to ... to replace NuvaRings more often than necessary. As such, it affords peace of mind ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 28, 2015 , ... There is ... we outperform our billings from last year? , This question has not been an ... are coming to the retirement age and the younger workforce don’t share the same ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The rapid speed at ... people age, more care is needed, especially with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive ... being overworked. The forgotten part of this equation: 80 percent of medical care ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... Lizzie’s Lice ... The company is offering customers 10% off of their purchase of lice treatment product. ... at full price. According to a company spokesperson. “Finding lice is a sure way ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... Consistent with the Radiology Business ... Better Radiology Marketing Programs meeting will showcase some of the best 2015 ... Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with a pre-conference session on a collaborative approach ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ... European Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) Market: ... Intelligence, Emerging Opportunities"  report to their ... has announced the addition of the  ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ) ... Administration of High Viscosity Drugs" report to ... announced the addition of the "Self Administration ... offering. --> Research and Markets ( ... "Self Administration of High Viscosity Drugs" ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... the "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents ... Industry, Academics, Clinical Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, ... to 2020" report to their offering. ... the addition of the "Radioimmunoassay Market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: