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Child Obesity

INTRODUCTION

Child Obesity is a known precursor to Adult Obesity.

They can have many diseases, stress, sadness, and low self-esteem.

Children under the age of 10 generally have genetic or hormonal causes while the children above the age of 10 have improper lifestyle as a main cause.

The most common causes are :

1.Genetic factors

2.Lack of physical activity

3.Unhealthy eating patterns, or a combination of these factors

4.Hormonal problem

5.Obesogenic environment

6. Medical Illnesses - Cushing's syndrome, Hypothyroidism

Facts :-

A child averagely spends 6-8 hours in school at home and for sleep.

Obesogenic Environment either at home or school can make child obese.

Energy dense foods and drinks are cheap and easily available.

Children majorly lack information on calories and exercise.

Nuclear families have made children independent.

PREVENTION

1.Awareness towards calories and exercise.

2.Disciplined Lifestyle.

3.Early diagnosis and treatment for the Genetic and Hormonal causes.

4.Support Group Meetings.

DIAGNOSIS

1.Body Composition Analysis,

2.Waist-Hip Ratio,

3.Body Mass Index,

4.Blood tests.

MANAGEMENT

Mild to Moderate obesity - Preventive measures.

Severe Obesity with failure on preventive measures – Medical or Surgical Treatment.

Technology & Infrastructure

Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre boasts state-of-the-art surgical technology for weight-loss surgery. We offer globally recognized procedures such as:

  • LapBand
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass
Services

The services offered by the department of Bariatric Surgery include:

  • Evaluation of patient’s medical history with the Bariatric Specialist
  • Pre-operative diet therapy
  • Post-operative nutritional monitoring and management

 

Partners in care

Dr. Sanjay Borude

Consultant
Dr. Sanjay Borude
Department
Surgical Services
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), FAIS, FICS
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Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

Director of Surgery
Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala
Department
Bariatric and Minimal Access Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery)
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