BENGALURU, India, Nov. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Being overweight and obesity are identified as independent high-risk factors in several health conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and hormonal and metabolic disorders to name a few.
According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) data, every 21 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes, 4 million lives are lost to diabetes every year. The fight against obesity and diabetes has become a global health challenge. Understanding the burning need to combat obesity and diabetes, Manipal Hospital Miller’s Road, Bengaluru, has launched an Obesity Clinic committed to a multidisciplinary patient-centric, holistic approach to weight loss and obesity prevention. The obesity clinic will cater to a diverse patient population, categorizing treatment based on BMI and associated conditions.
Overweight and obese individuals with uncontrolled diabetes or prediabetic conditions and a BMI below 30 will benefit from personalized care under the expertise of endocrinologists Dr. A. Sharda, Consultant – Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, Dr. Priya Chinnappa, Consultant – Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, Manipal Hospital Millers Road , while for individuals with comorbidities and a BMI higher than 30, the clinic offers advanced bariatric surgery options by Dr. G. Moinoddin, Consultant – Bariatric & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Manipal Hospital Millers Road. The Obesity Clinic extends services beyond weight loss, emphasizing overall well-being and preventing obesity-related complications.
For more information, please visit: https://www.manipalhospitals.com/millersroad/
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