Bariatricians help patients to lose weight through a comprehensive programme, which may also include surgery, and the latter is performed by bariatric surgeons.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT BARIATRICIAN?
From morbid obesity to overweight, bariatricians are consulted by patients who want to lose weight and wish to have an optimal body weight.
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
The bariatrician can also be consulted for weight-related ailments like heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
Weight loss surgeries are of 3 types - gastric band, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgeries.
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.