As per latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) for 2015-16 obesity is the next major health challenge in the country. One-fifth of Indian women, or 20.7 per cent to be precise, in the age group of 15-49 are overweight. The figures are even starker for men with the proportion of overweight men being doubled over the last 10 years. As per the survey, as much as 18.6 per cent of men (15-49 years) are obese - up from 9.3 in 2005-06.
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Obesity is a disease characterized by excessive body fat. The terms “overweight” or “Obese” refer to the person’s overall body weight. When a person exceeds his normal BMI (Body Mass Index) he / she is said to be overweight. In medical terms - To be Obese is to have a higher amount of extra body fat in comparison to your muscles, bones and other body fluids. The easiest and the most useful ways to measure body fat are to check your BMI and your waist circumference.
People who are medically obese usually are affected by behavior, genetic and environmental factors that are difficult to control with dieting. Obesity increases the likelihood of certain diseases and other related health problems.
The most prevalent obesity-related diseases include:
To know whether weight loss surgery is an appropriate weight loss tool for you, let’s look at the medical guidelines established by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for Bariatric Surgery.
Lap.Mini Gastric Bypass or Single anastomosis Gastric Bypass s an operation to achieve a good weight loss ( almost 60% of excess weight) and has a significant long term impact on co-morbidities like Diabetes, High BP, Cholesterol imbalance etc.
An effective operative method of restricting quantity of food intake by way of a simple, adjustable day care procedure, which is reversible.
A simple operation whereby the expanded stomach is converted into a small vertical tube. About 60% to 80% of excessive weight is lost gradually in about one year. Substantially decreases or cures co-morbidities.
A gold standard procedure by isolating a portion of the stomach. Excellently effective in controlling / curing acute co-morbidities and also returning to ideal weight in about 8-12 months.
Sahyadri Speciality Hospital Deccan Gymkhana,
Plot No.30 C , Erandwane,Deccan Gymkhana,Pune-411004
Tel. : 020-6721 3000. Emergency No. : 88888 22222