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?
Bariatricians or bariatric surgeons can effectively help patients to lose weight through effective weight loss management programme.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BARIATRICIAN?
A bariatrician examines the patient's current health condition including present weight, degree of obesity, dietary habits, etc to help in effective weight loss.
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.