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obesity and corona

OBESITY AND CORONA

How to take care of yourself during COVID time? By now we all know that Obesity and overweight are the common problems that lead to adverse outcomes related to COVID 19, and we all should understand this to control risk factors for severe disease. COVID-19 causes beta cell damage, decreased insulin secretion and a cytokine storm that builds on a chronic inflammatory condition already present in the setting of obesity and diabetes. This is a lethal storm that leads to hyperglycemia in [...]

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Diet and Obesity

Diet is an important component of our lives. Our diet is dependent on our culture, religion, our location, socio economic status etc. but due to rapid urbanization and easy availability of energy dense foods (junk food/ unhealthy food), our daily diet has changed drastically over last couple of years. This has plummeted the problem of obesity manifolds more so in the urban areas as compared to rural areas. This is in addition to the sedentary lifestyles in urban areas [...]

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5 Interesting Facts About Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery also known as weight loss / metabolic surgery, has become the treatment of choice for obesity. It gives obese people a new lease of life. But like any other surgery, there are several things that people should know before contemplating bariatric surgery. Facts About Bariatric Surgery 1. Bariatric Surgery is not same as liposuction surgery Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure where fat is removed from a certain area whereas bariatric surgery is a metabolic surgery to control obesity & resolve [...]

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Weight loss surgery in Pune

POST BARIATRIC SURGERY – EXPECTATIONS AND REALITY

Bariatric or metabolic surgery is done for the obese individuals with one or more comorbidities. On average, the length of hospital stay varies from two to four days depending upon the patient conditions and the type of surgery. In majority of the cases, the patient is upon his/her own feet and can start walking on the same day of surgery. Usually, oral feeding is started within the next 24 hours of the surgery. Once the patient is tolerating the [...]

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Myths and Facts of obesity

What are the Myths and Facts of Obesity

Myths and Facts of Obesity : Obesity rates have risen over the years and day by day and so have the myths and misconceptions about the disease. There’s still a lot and many things which we don’t know about the causes or the best way of managing obesity, but we have to know more about the myths and facts of obesity. There are commonly five Myths and facts of obesity which are as follows : Myth 1: Obesity is caused by poor [...]

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Obesity facts and awareness

Understanding Facts And Increasing Awareness of Obesity

What is Obesity? Obesity is a medical condition that occurs when a person carries overweight or body fat that might affect their health at any age. A doctor will usually be told that a person has obesity if they have a high body mass index (BMI). The person considered as obese if him having 20 % more than the required weight. It is the condition of being much too heavy for one’s height so that one’s health is affected. In [...]

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Bariatric surgeon in Pune

Design Your exercise program After BARIATRIC SURGERY

Design Your exercise program After BARIATRIC SURGERY Physical exercise plays a very important role and is as essential as diet is having a healthy weight following weight loss surgery. Physical exercise complemented with healthy diet maintains the weight and limits weight regain. In addition, it halts muscle loss that happens during weight loss following bariatric surgery and increases your metabolic rate which assists in burning calories also when you are sitting idle. According to Dr. Sudhir Jadhav, one of the best [...]

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