Bariatric Surgery Reduces Female Cancer Risk

Bariatric surgery reduces not only the incidence of overall cancer in obese women, as has been previously reported, but also the risk for female-specific cancers- as highlighted by a recent medscape news article by quoting a reputed Swedish study. In particular, a significantly reduced risk for endometrial cancer is indicated by new results from the […]

6 Tips to Avoid Overeating after Bariatric Surgery

Overeating is as addictive as smoking or alcoholism. A difficult psychological habit to break. New-found weight loss success after Bariatric Surgery may tempt patients to slowly indulge in overeating, making them believe that a small extra portion of kulfi or kheer is not going to matter. But it matters in the long run. Patients have […]

BLiSS (Bariatric Leadership in Surgical Skills) Gastric Bypass MasterClass

BLiSS (Bariatric Leadership in Surgical Skills) Gastric Bypass MasterClass 30 June and 1 July 2017 Organized by Dr Manish Khaitan Director, NObesity Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Coumbia Asia Hospital, Ahmedabad Dear Colleagues: With a great pleasure I invite you along with my team to the Bariatric Leadership in Surgical Skills (BLiSS) Program; a […]

Fruit Fun

Ingredients: 100 gms Apple (Sabe), 75 gms Guavas (Amrood), 70 gms Grapes (Angoor) 1 Sweet lime (Mosambi) / Orange, 50 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer) (made from skimmed milk), 1 small bunch Mint Leaves (Pudina Leaves), 1 tblsp Lime or Lemon Juice (Nimbu) Salt and Pepper To Taste Method: Clean and wash all the fruits and […]

Immunity: Your Silent Warrior

Is Obesity Compromising Your Defences? A mosquito bites eight-year old Ria in the middle of the night. Her body immediately shifts gears into red alert mode and rushes to fight the allergen that her sensitive system has detected as a threat. The next morning Ria awakes bright and chirpy, rested to begin the new day. […]