Obesity is a potent risk factor for the development and progression of type 2 diabetes, and weight loss is a key component of diabetes management. Bariatric surgery results in significant weight loss and remission of diabetes in most patients. After surgery, glycemic control is restored by a combination of enforced caloric restriction, enhanced insulin sensitivity, and increased insulin secretion. Evidence is mounting for the use of bariatric surgery to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in
Bariatric Surgery
October 30, 2017

Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is a growing sector in India. In October 2015, India’s medical tourism sector was estimated to be worth Rs 200billion. It is projected to grow to Rs 450 billion by 2020. Foreign patients travelling to India to seek medical treatment in 2012, 2013 and 2014 numbered 171,021, 236,898, and 184,298 respectively. Traditionally, the United States and the United Kingdom have been the largest source countries for medical tourism to India. However, according to
Medical Tourism
Breast Augmentation, or Augmentation Mammoplasty, or is a surgical procedure that aims to increase the size, shape, or fullness of the breast. The surgeon places silicone, saline, or alternative composite breast implants under the chest muscles or breast tissue. Implants last from 7 to 12 years on average. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) note that in 2015, there were 279,143 breast augmentations procedures in the United States. This was 2 percent lower than
Breast augmentation
With a prevalence of 5–8%, type 2 diabetes is one of the most common metabolic disorders in Germany. Chronic hyperglycemia goes hand in hand with an increased risk for microvascular complications, such as diabetic retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy. This makes type 2 diabetes one of the most common causes of loss of eyesight, renal failure, and amputation of the lower limb. Diabetic nephropathy is the most common complication of type 2 diabetes and results in
Type 2 Diabetes
A facelift is a surgical method that removes excess facial skin to make the face appear younger. However, the aging face not only loses skin elasticity and develops looser skin, but also loses fat and muscle tone. Additional procedures that may be necessary to achieve the best results include: necklift, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), liposuction, autologous fat injection, removal of buccal (cheek) fat pad, forehead lift, browlift, chemical or laser peel, and malar (cheek), submalar or
Breast Reduction Surgery in Bangalore
Breast reduction surgery (reduction mammoplasty) removes some of the tissue and skin from the breasts to reshape and reduce the size of the breasts. It can also make the area of dark skin surrounding the nipple (areola) smaller. To remove tissue and skin from the breast, the surgeon first makes one or more cuts in the breast. After the excess tissue and skin have been removed, the skin is closed with stitches. Sometimes the nipple
Breast Reduction
Liposuction in Bangalore
Liposuction has solidly earned the position as number 1 cosmetic surgical procedure in the nation, and for good reason. It’s quick, it’s safe, and it’s permanent… isn’t it? Not necessarily according to a study published just last year. The Numbers Teri L. Hernandez, MD, Robert H. Eckel, MD, and colleagues from the University of Colorado, decided they wanted to try and answer the question by examining (a) whether fat came back after it was removed
Liposuction Surgery
Pizza’s & Burgers and junk food joints have become a hot spot for children now a days to fill their tiny stomach’s. Well, pizza’s & the burgers taste nice and exciting but are unable to provide the nutrition that is required for healthy living. Obesity in children has tripled in the past two decades and an alarming concern for us to take note of the fact. The rate of development of mind and body in
Childhood obesity