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. […]

Novel idea: Doctor advises bariatric patients to donate old clothes

For a person weighing 143 kilos, coming down to 103 kilos in just one day is like a dream come true. In order to celebrate this, a doctor is Khar is insisting that all his patients give away their old clothes to an NGO. The clothes would not fit the patient as their weight has reduced, it would be better to donate them to the needy instead of discarding them

Novel idea: Doctor advises bariatric patients to donate old clothesSunaina Shah (name changed) couldn’t control her tears as she stepped onto the stage to talk about her experience of bariatric surgery on this celebratory occasion, where patients had gathered to thank Dr Shashank Shah. She used to weigh 143 kgs before the surgery. Obesity is a real problem. But for those who have undergone […]

Obesity: Four ladies from the same family undergo bariatric surgery on the same day

The world today is going towards a fitter direction. There is an increasing awareness about the ill effects of being obese and obesity related health complications. In order to get rid of obesity, four members of the same family underwent a bariatric surgery for sustained weight loss on the same day

Obesity: Four ladies from the same family undergo bariatric surgery on the same dayWomen can often be best friends of each other. It was in March 2017 that four ladies from the same household decided to undergo bariatric surgery on the same day from the same place only to help one another in times of need. When Surat based Jasuben Ghenani, (60) along with her two sisters-in-law Smita Parvadia (65), […]

How Sunaina Roshan fought obesity and won

Sunaina Roshan, sister of Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, tells My Medical Mantra that she is healthier and fitter and is off all medications since her drastic weight loss

How Sunaina Roshan fought obesity and wonShe has fought cervical cancer, depression and now obesity. Meet Sunaina Roshan, sister of Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who is back in a new avatar after being out of sight for two years. “I was homebound for two years because of depression. People with the condition are often stigmatised. For me, depression and obesity went […]

Doctors turned friends help each other with their health concerns   

The bariatric surgeon from Pune helped the hair transplant surgeon from Hyderabad to reduce his weight and the Hyderabad surgeon helped the Pune surgeon to grow hair on his head. Both the doctors did not charge any professional fee to each other

Doctors turned friends help each other with their health concerns   This just might be one of the most uncommon cases of barter exchange between two doctors. It is unusual to see two doctors treating each other for non-life-threatening treatment. A bariatric surgeon and a hair restoration surgeon from two different cities in India not only convinced each other of their specialties but also treated each […]

Post bariatric surgeries on rise in Mumbai, say doctors 

Doctors say a lot of people opt for contouring or such procedures that will help them in fixing their saggy skin post bariatric surgeries. Out of everyone who undergoes this surgery, about 2 to 3 per cent will undergo these surgeries. The ones who are opting for it are elderly people, because as one gets older the skin becomes elastic as compared to a younger individual

Post bariatric surgeries on rise in Mumbai, say doctors Bariatric surgeries have become popular in the recent past. Credit it to growing awareness among people or exceeding self-consciousness, there are a lot of people opting for bariatric surgery. Recently, doctors across the city say there is a rising trend among people who come for bariatric surgery to get post-surgery body contouring procedures done for […]

Girl encourages seven family members to fight obesity

Sonali Bhusari was obese and underwent bariatric surgery, encouraged her family members many of whom were obese themselves to do the same. Now her mission is to spread awareness about obesity in rural areas

Girl encourages seven family members to fight obesitySonali Bhusari, a 27 year old from Ahmednagar, who underwent bariatric surgery in February this year in Pune convinced seven members from her family to go for bariatric surgery. Now she wants to spread awareness on obesity related treatments in her district by becoming ambassador for people with obesity. Sonali’s sister, brother and cousin sisters, […]

It will be a miracle if Eman stands, let alone walk, says Saifee doctor

As Eman Ahmed is headed to a hospital in Abu Dhabi which has promised to make her walk, doctors treating her in Mumbai say the feat is close to impossible

It will be a miracle if Eman stands, let alone walk, says Saifee doctorEman Ahmed will shortly leave Mumbai after her 81-day stay at Saifee Hospital, where she lost not only 325 kilos, but also the tag of the ‘world’s heaviest woman’. Eman is headed to the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, which has promised to make her walk. In fact, her inability to do so had prompted […]

After video, Eman’s sister attacks Dr Muffazal Lakdawala with ‘picture proof’

The sister of the ‘world’s heaviest woman’ posts pictures as ‘proof’ refuting Saifee Hospital’s claims that Eman is doing well, Shaimaa has even raised question on social media saying “You still believe him that all he said is true”

After video, Eman’s sister attacks Dr Muffazal Lakdawala with ‘picture proof’Eman Ahmed’s sister, Shaimaa Selim, has refused to back down. A day after Shaimma Selim released a video of her sister saying, there was no improvement in her health and that the doctors at Saifee Hospital, where she is being treated, were ‘liars’, she has now posted photographs of her sister on social networking site, […]

Eman’s sister calls Dr Lakdawala a liar, doctor says I have kept my promise

Bariatric surgeon treating the ‘world’s heaviest woman’ says, her sister has been defaming treating doctors the moment she was told that Eman can go home

Eman’s sister calls Dr Lakdawala a liar, doctor says I have kept my promiseIn a dramatic turn of events, a two-and-half minute video released by the sister of Eman Ahmed, alleges that the ‘world’s heaviest woman’ is very sick and the Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, where she is being treated, are not taking care of her sister. Calling Eman’s doctor Muffazal Lakdawala a liar, Shaimma Selim, in a […]