FAQs

 

What causes the obesity?

Obesity is generally caused by eating too much and moving too little.

What is BMI means and it’s significant?

Body mass index and weight classification in adults Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of weight status. BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of their height in metres.

Classification of BMI:

  • BMI range (kg/m2) Classification
  • Less than 18.5Underweight
  • 18.5 to less than 25Healthy weight
  • 25 to less than 30Overweight
  • 30 to less than 40Obese I and II
  • Greater than or equal to 40Obese III

Patients that fall into the obese categories typically qualify for weight loss procedures.

Why should someone choose Nobesity?

Because it is affordable and reliable .

What assistance does Nobesity provide to patients after the bariatric surgery?

Each patient receives regular follow-up visits with his or her surgeon, nurse and dietician without any extra cost. Our team of experts is available every step of the way to help individuals achieve the best possible outcomes during this crucial time. We also provide monthly support group meetings to help individuals achieve long-term success.

What are the health consequences of obesity?

  • Obese patient have more risk of having Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, sleep apnoea, arthritis, pregnancy complication, gallbladder complication, urinary incontinence, GERD.
  • Premature death
  • Depression
  • Decreased self esteem
  • Unable to do daily activity

How bariatric surgery helps to reduce my weight?

  • Surgery which may prevent you from being able to eat so much – for example, by reducing the size of your stomach. This means that you will feel full more quickly and therefore eat less.
  • Surgery which may change the way that your body handles the food that you eat – this surgery can make the food that you eat bypass part of your gut (intestine) so that fewer calories are taken up (absorbed) by your body from food.
  • Some types of surgery which use a combination of both of these ways.

When is weight loss surgery considered?

Your weight alone does not decide if you qualify for Bariatric Surgery. Its all about BMI. According the Asian Guidelines, qualifications for bariatric surgery in most areas include:

If your BMI ≥ 37 with no co-morbidities
or
If your BMI ≥ 30 and at least one or more obesity-related co-morbidities such as type II diabetes (T2DM), hypertension, sleep apnea and other respiratory disorders, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, osteoarthritis, lipid abnormalities, gastrointestinal disorders, or heart disease.

What are the benefits of bariatric surgery?

Along with long term weight loss, comorbidities such as Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Hypertnension, Sleep apnoea, Immunosuppression etc. may get fully reversed or may need reduced drug dosage. Results may vary from patient to patient.

How much weight lost after bariatric surgery?

In about 2 years time from surgery, 75% of your excess weight is likely to reduce

How much time does it take to complete a bariatric surgery?

Usually it takes 1 to 1.5 hours to complete a bariatric surgery.

What is the expected hospital stay for the surgery?

Most patients stay in the hospital approximately 1 to 2 days after a laparoscopic procedure.

Once patients have tolerated to take oral liquid by mouth decreased pain and being comfortable patient will be discharged.

What type of diet will be recommended after surgery?

Please see details in our diet plan page. For details click here.