Early weight-loss surgery may improve type 2 diabetes, blood pressure outcomes

Despite similar weight loss, teens who had gastric bypass surgery were significantly more likely to have remission of both type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, compared to adults who had the same procedure

Early weight-loss surgery may improve type 2 diabetes, blood pressure outcomesThe Results are from an NIH-funded study comparing outcomes in the two groups five years after surgery. Previously, no treatment has shown longer-term effectiveness at reversing type 2 diabetes in youth, which tends to advance more quickly than in adults. Researchers evaluated 161 teens and 396 adults who underwent this surgery at clinical centres participating […]

Pune: Woman writes 3000 recipes to encourage healthy eating in youngsters

A 67-year-old Pune woman underwent bariatric surgery and lost 30 kgs. After which she researched on healthy recipes, and recently published a book with 3000 healthy vegetarian recipes in Marathi

Pune: Woman writes 3000 recipes to encourage healthy eating in youngstersA 67-year-old Pune woman weighed around 95 to 100 KG before undergoing bariatric surgery. After losing 30 kgs, she researched on healthy recipes, and recently published a book with 3000 healthy vegetarian recipes in Marathi. She says, “Much about your weight depends on what you eat.” Anuradha Tambolkar underwent bariatric surgery in 2012, and she […]

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of breast cancer, finds study

Severely obese women who opt for weight-loss surgery may be cutting their risk of breast cancer along with their extra pounds, a large U.S. study suggests

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of breast cancer, finds studyResearchers compared two groups of women with morbid obesity: nearly 18,000 who underwent various forms of so-called bariatric surgery and nearly 54,000 who did not. The groups were similar in terms of age, medical conditions and body mass index (BMI, a ratio of weight to height). Researchers tracked the surgery group for an average of […]

Diabetes can be reversed with low calorie diet, says Lancet study

Low calorie diets to cut down weight is a commonly heard practice, however, following this could also help in reversing Type-2 diabetes, says a recent study that was published in the Lancet journal on December 05

Diabetes can be reversed with low calorie diet, says Lancet studyFollowing a strict low-calorie diet regime is known to have many health benefits apart from weight loss. Such diets basically mean consumption of very low food energy i.e. 800 calories or lower to be precise. A study recently published in the Lancet journal shows that following such a diet could mean reversing the Type-2 diabetes. […]

Asia’s heaviest woman who once weighed 300 kgs, now weighs 86 kgs

The 42-year-old woman lost 214 kgs and has now gained a new lease of life. She was operated and treated by renowned bariatric surgeon Dr Shashank Shah

Asia’s heaviest woman who once weighed 300 kgs, now weighs 86 kgsA 42-year-old woman Amita Rajani, Resident of Vasai, Palghar district, Maharashtra, who pre-operatively weighed 300 kgs, is the heaviest Asian woman to have successfully undergone a weight loss surgery, and after 4 years, she weighs 86 kgs today. Dr Shashank Shah, a renowned bariatric surgeon and founder of LaparoObeso Centre, at Lilavati Hospital and Hinduja […]

Women at a higher risk of pregnancy complications after weight-loss surgery

Women, who have undergone a weight-loss surgery before pregnancy, were more likely to deliver premature babies, claims a study. The study was presented at the Meeting ‘European Congress on Obesity’

Women at a higher risk of pregnancy complications after weight-loss surgeryWomen who have undergone weight-loss surgery appear to be at higher risk of developing complications during pregnancy, and their babies seem more likely to be born prematurely, small for gestational age, have congenital anomalies and be admitted to intensive care, according to the most comprehensive assessment of how bariatric surgery affects pregnancy outcomes. The systematic […]

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of their meta-analysis will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life“If you suffer from migraine headaches and are obese, losing weight will ameliorate the quality of your family and social life as well as your work and school productivity. Your overall quality of life will greatly improve,” said lead study author Claudio Pagano, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of […]

Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonus

Tracking the impact of weight-loss surgery on the sex life of patients, investigators found that roughly half reported notable improvements in their overall sexual experience

Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonusApart from the health benefits that weight-loss surgery can bring, a new study shows it could boost a patient’s sex life. Even better, that boost may often be a lasting one. Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning, a new study […]

Anxiety, depression leading causes of obesity in India

Obesity has emerged as one of the most critical health problems in India, especially, in urban areas. It has replaced the more traditional public health concerns. Obesity can be observed among 30-65 percent of the adult urban population

Anxiety, depression leading causes of obesity in IndiaDr Jaydeep Palep, Bariatric Surgeon, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, shares how obesity can invite various other health issues. Also, how anxiety and depression can lead to obesity in people, one of the leading health threats in India. Anxiety and depression can lead to obesity. Obesity is one of the leading health threats to the people […]

Know about the myths associated with obesity and bariatric surgery

Obesity is a disease and goes beyond just social image. The World Health Organization estimates that between one-fourth and one-third of cancer cases in the world are attributable to excess weight and physical inactivity. This also stands true to a host of other diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, asthma, sleep apnoea, depression, asthma etc

Know about the myths associated with obesity and bariatric surgeryObesity has been classified as a disease by various medical associations. Obesity is a metabolic, chronic and progressive disease with a significant genetic predisposition gives rise to comorbidities such as Hypertension, diabetes, Sleep Apnoea, infertility, asthma and cancer amongst others Although, obesity is an indicator of prosperity and abundance in India. It tends to affects […]
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