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?
Bariatricians are sought by patients for treating obesity and its related health conditions.
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 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.
Need to weight loss
You must trim down your bulging belly as it is not good for your heart too. Fetch a measuring tape; put it around the body at your belly button level. This number must come to be lesser than 1/2 of your height. So if you are, say 6 feet tall, you need keep your waist under 36.5 inches.If you manage to do that with proper diet and sufficient exercise, you will not just be avoiding diabetes, heart disease and heart attacks, but also, you will look hot and stunning.