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 the various challenges they are facing during the lockdown and how they are coping up with the same.We had a session by “Aquacentric – A centre for physiotherapy”, regarding the effectiveness of aquatic exercises for patients suffering from obesity.
Our dietician, Mariam Lakdawala, spoke about the importance of doing exercise daily at home in order to prevent weight gain and maintain weight.Followed by dietician, MiloniSancheti, who spoke about the importance of sticking to a healthy diet along with physical activity.
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker reinforced the importance of regular supplementation and lifestyle modification.