"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!"
SGM date: 21st June 2020 Timing: 3:30-5:00 pm, Online on Google Meet Theme: Mission Recover Focusing on one of the most common concern faced by our patients, the aim of this month’s online support group meeting was to clear their myths and questions around – ‘Weight Regain’. We started the meeting by introducing our
Author- Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Mumbai One of the biggest issues with obesity is that it is still not viewed as a disease. Infact, most people across the world think that obesity is self-driven. That somehow the person who is suffering from obesity is responsible for her/his weight gain. Most
Author- Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Mumbai As I stood in the queues for grocery during the lockdown, I have been a witness to people buying crates and crates of fizzy drinks. Well, it comes as no surprise as sugar is said to have addictive properties and I come across many people
Bariatric Surgery Support Group Meeting- ONLINE SGM date: 17th of May 2020 Timing: 4-5:30 pm, Online on Google Meet Theme: Quarantine Stories After a very successful 1st online support group meeting we just couldn’t wait to host the next one. It’s a great way to follow up and ensure that all is well with
Bariatric Surgery Support Group Meeting- ONLINE Date: 20th April 2020 Online on Zoom Theme: “Physical activity during lockdown” Amid the Corona virus scare and lockdown, it was our first attempt to organise an online support group meeting online. This meeting had the highest participation and patients joined in from across the country. Patients discussed about