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?
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?
Nauru, located in the South Pacific Ocean, is the most obese country in the world.
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.