"Lisa Shaikh is a young 20 years old girl, who underwent a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy 1 year ago. She lost 59 kg and came down from 140 kg to 81 kg. from being a youngster who was hesitant to even step out of the house, today she has transformed into a beautiful girl brimming with confidence and ready to take on life!"
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker was elected for a second term in the executive committee of the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI). In her previous term she has been an active EC member and helped to collate all the Indian research publications on the OSSI website. She was also the first author of
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Mumbai Children are our hope for the future. One of the disturbing trends in the epidemic of obesity is that more children and adolescents are afflicted with the scourge of obesity than ever before. The reasons for this are many. Hereditary causes, increased junk food intake, increasing
By Mariam Lakdawala- Registered Dietician and Bariatric Nutritionist It is rightly said, “Today’s preparation determines tomorrow’s achievement”. As a patient it is expected of you to understand the lifestyle and behavioural changes required to be made post Bariatric surgery. Prior awareness about what to expect will help you to prepare and commit to follow healthy
Ms. Pearl Savla-Masters in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics A Gastric Sleeve Surgery, reduces the size of the stomach by about 75%. It divides the stomach vertically from top to bottom, leaving a banana shaped stomach along the inside curve and the pyloric valve at the bottom, which regulates the emptying of the stomach into the
Ms. Pearl Savla- Masters in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Gastric banding is a type of weight loss surgery that involvesplacing a silicon band around the upper part of the stomach to decrease stomach size and reduce food intake. Post Gastric Banding Surgery your commitment to adopting a physically active lifestyle along with sustaining healthy eating habits