Second Covid Wave-ICU Beds Shortage Across The Country

Second Covid Wave- ICU Beds Shortage Acress The Country

Second wave of Covid-19 turned out to be more infectious and deadlier. New cases keep on increasing exponentially everyday. Situation is going to worsen further. New cases are nearing 5,00,000/day and shooting towards touching 10,00,000/per day. And there is no sight of curve flattening in near future. Approximately 10% of patients requiring treatment need ICU...
Bariatric Surgery reduces severity of Covid-19

Bariatric Surgery reduces severity of Covid-19

Bariatric Surgery reduces severity of corona virus infection in individuals suffering from obesity. Previous history of bariatric surgery significantly reduces risk of hospital admission, intensive care treatment and ventilator requirement in covid positive patients suffering from obesity. Obesity significantly increases covid related mortality and morbidity because of defective immune response to infections. Obesity with BMI...
Why is Covid 19 mild in some, life threatening in others?

Why is Covid 19 mild in some, life threatening in others?

Severity of Covid 19 is related to a inflammatory storm that damages lungs and other organs in addition to the viral damage to the cells. Changes in the different components of the immunity due to certain risk factors leads to some individuals more vulnerable to this storm resulting in developing severe to life threatening Corona...
People with obesity and diabetes are at high risk

People with obesity and diabetes are at high risk

WHAT A PERSON 'SUFFERING FROM OBESITY OR DIABETES' SHOULD DO TO DEAL WITH COVID-19. Obesity and associated co-morbid conditions such as type 2 diabetes enormously increase risk of Covid-19 complications and mortality. Situation outside is very scary. There is shortage of ICU beds, Oxygen, Ventilators, Remdesivir, Tocilizumab and Vaccines. So TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT CORONA...
Can you take vaccine after Bariatric Surgery?

Can you take vaccine after Bariatric Surgery?

Obesity and diabetes significantly increase the risk of complications and death associated with Covid 19. On the otherhand bariatric and metabolic surgeries significantly reduce that risk. Even if anyone gets infected with Covid 19 after bariatric surgery, recovery chances are significantly high and life risk is minimal. Individuals who underwent bariatric and metabolic surgeries CAN...
Did you regain weight after bariatric surgery?

Did you regain weight after bariatric surgery?

Even though weight loss and diabetes remission are long lasting after standard bariatric surgeries like sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass, some individuals regain lost weight and get their diabetes back. This is mainly because of not sticking on to lifestyle modifications. It is necessary to follow healthy lifestyle even after bariatric surgeries to prevent weight...
WILL OBESITY INCREASE THE RISK OF HERNIA??

WILL OBESITY INCREASE THE RISK OF HERNIA??

WILL OBESITY INCREASE THE RISK OF HERNIA?? How bariatric surgery helps?? Bariatric surgery prevents occurance and recurrence of hernias in individuals with severe obesity Obesity increases risk of various types of hernias like umbilical hernia, inguinal hernia, epigastric hernia and hiatal hernia. Umbilical and inguinal hernias can lead to intestinal obstruction or strangulation necessitating emergency...
Pregnancy vs. Bariatric Surgery

Pregnancy vs. Bariatric Surgery

Obesity leads to more than 200 medical problems. Infertility, increased risk of abortions, difficult labour are few problems child bearing women suffering from Obesity face. Bariatric surgery induces long lasting weight loss. Chances of conceiving significantly increase after bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery can be performed safely even in unmarried females and married females suffering from...
Become Your Own Best Friend After Weight Loss

Become Your Own Best Friend After Weight Loss

Body shaming is a common problem faced by people suffering from Obesity. They will hesitate to go out in public, meet friends. They will lose morale, self confidence and self esteem. What you think about yourself is more important than what others say about you. You are the one who stays with you through out...
మెటబాలిక్ సర్జరీతో డయాబెటిస్ నుంచి విముక్తి పొందిన అనుభవం – శ్యాం కుమార్ గారి మాటలలో

మెటబాలిక్ సర్జరీతో డయాబెటిస్ నుంచి విముక్తి పొందిన అనుభవం – శ్యాం కుమార్ గారి మాటలలో

I am Syam Kumar. I am a farmer from Kamalapuram. My weight was 114 kg and I had uncontrolled type 2 diabetes with HbA1C 12.6% and uncontrolled blood pressure. My sister underwent Bariatric surgery by Dr. Amar 4 years back. She lost 83.5 kg (From 137.5 to 54 kg) and doing pretty well. Though I...