World Diabetes Day 2018
14Nov, 2018

World Diabetes day

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14th November is the World Diabetes day. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes as decided by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Over 400 million people are currently living with diabetes. 1 in 2 people currently living with diabetes is undiagnosed. Most cases are type 2 diabetes. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial to prevent the complications of diabetes and achieve healthy outcomes. All families are potentially affected by diabetes and so awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors for all types of […]
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5Mar, 2018

What is Bariatric Surgery and how does it work?

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Obesity is spreading like a wild fire. The modernization in lifestyles on one hand has made our life easy, but on the other hand the widespread availability of junk foods and lack of physical exercises are pushing us towards obesity and its side effects. Obesity results from misbalance between the intake of calories and their proper utilization. The most commonly used tool for quantifying obesity is Body Mass Index(BMI). It is the ratio between weight in kgs and height in meter2. Normal BMI of a person is 18.5 to 24.9. […]
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