Entries by managerobesity

Dr Abhay Agrawal’s Diabetes Surgery Lecture at National Conference of Laparoscopic Surgeons at Jaipur Well Received

It was like homecoming for Dr Agrawal whose roots are from Jaipur. In a meeting of expert surgeons here last weekend, Dr Agrawal delivered a scientific lecture on why he favors Ileal Transposition Surgery to permanently resolve Type 2 Diabetes in Obese as well as Non-Obese patients. This life-changing surgery alters how food is digested […]

Dr Abhay Agrawal Participates as Faculty at National Consensus Meet on Bariatric Surgery

Leading Bariatric Surgeons of India were invited to Delhi last weekend to discuss their experiences and outcomes in the Indian scenario. Best practices on indications, choice of procedure, technique during surgery, post operative nutrition, dealing with complications etc topics were deliberated to minimize potential controversies, between different surgeons performing the same procedure, due to varied […]

Rwanda (East Africa) Government Invites Dr Abhay Agrawal

Rwanda Military Hospital hosted a discussion with Dr Abhay Agrawal for local Doctors on how could the healthcare services could be improved to serve patients better. With average life expectancy of only 53 years, Rwanda on the other hand is a fast growing economy with focus on improving various services including healthcare. Dr Agrawal emphasised […]

Another successful visit to Raipur

Dr Abhay Agrawal was at Raipur again last week as a part of strategic partnership between Dr Agrawal’s Center for Obesity and Diabetes Control Mumbai and Kalda Hospital Raipur to offer Bariatric Surgery Solutions for patients in Raipur and Chattisgarh. A mini gastric bypass and a sleeve gastrectomy were performed this time by Dr Agrawal […]

Positives of Multi-Location Practice

Sometime people ask why do I practice from many locations. Am I hedging my risk? No. Actual reasons might sound counter-intuitive. First, our patients can choose a location they want for their consultation, surgery and post-operative care. Second, it preserves our autonomy to take the best clinical decision every time. As surgeons we are outcome […]

How Bariatric Surgery combats premature aging and adds eight years of life to patients

Weight loss through bariatric surgery can help you effectively combat premature aging and add about eight years of extra life, as per a recent study conducted in Vienna. The researchers collected blood samples before surgery and one and two years afterwards. They compared the levels of premature aging markers called Telomeres in the blood before […]

Something Stealing your Sleep?

A character from a French folk tale lends her name to a sleep disorder that many suffer from without even knowing it. It is called Ondine’s Curse or in medical terms Central Hypo-ventilation Syndrome. Ondine was a celestial nymph who fell in love with Palemon, a mortal, who promised to love her with every waking […]

5 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has more serious future health implications than most parents think. Studies from University of Surrey, UK found increased arterial damage in obese children. The arterial damage aggravates the chances of that child suffering from cardiovascular disease in its adult life. Researchers have established that obese children are more likely to develop type 2 […]