A bariatrician treats obesity and its associated conditions and if he or she performs surgical procedures, he or she is known as a bariatric surgeon.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT BARIATRICIAN?
A bariatrician can be approached for conditions including but not limited to obesity, overweight, Type 2 diabetes, and more.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BARIATRICIAN?
The bariatrician helps an individual to lose weight by assessing his/her present weight condition, associated obesity-related conditions and other factors before recommending appropriate measures including referral to a bariatric surgeon, in case of surgery.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE BARIATRICIAN FOR
The bariatrician can be sought for improving lipid profile, blood pressure levels, symptoms of depression, etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
A 12-year-old girl was the youngest recipient of weight loss surgery.
Weight Reduction Advice
For Weight Reduction advice, please use an app to calculate BMI (many apps are available for free). You need to know your exact height and weight to calculate BMI. Treatment plan will depend upon BMI value, mention it along with your age when you are asking for advice, it makes answers easy.