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?
Bariatricians collect information about the patient's health status, weight history and so on so as to come up with effective weight loss management programmes including dietary and lifestyle changes.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE BARIATRICIAN FOR
In addition to obesity, bariatricians also consider other obesity-related conditions in their treatment plan such as high cholesterol, cancer, obstructive sleep apnea, among others.
DID YOU KNOW?
Paul Mason reported the biggest weight loss of about 450 gm after undergoing a gastric bypass 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.