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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Calculate your.. BMI.. Contact us.. About Us.. Support Group.. Know Your Surgeon.. Post Your Queries.. Testimonials.. Events News.. Admert Obesity Management Centre is a dedicated specialised weight loss surgery clinic in chennai.. Our team consists of experienced Nutritionist, Psycologist, Physiotherapist, Clinical nurses, Bariatric patient support faciliator, Program co-ordinator Bariatric surgeon.. Obesity is a disease characterized by excessive body fat.. People  ...   obesity affects more than 30 percent of children, making.. Weight stigma plays a role in everyday life, including work, school.. Bariatric surgery encompasses all of the various operations.. About Us.. Your queries answered.. Testimonials.. Events News.. Understanding Obesity.. Understanding Morbid Obesity.. Understanding Childhood Obesity.. Understanding Stigma.. Understanding Bariatric Surgery.. Calculate Your BMI.. Admert Obesity Management Centre, Copyrights © Reserved 2012.. Design by.. Webindia..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: Events & News.. BMI is a number calculated by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by his or her height in meters squared.. BMI is used in determining obesity.. Obesity is most commonly calculated using BMI.. An adult with a BMI of 30 or greater is clinically obese.. BMI is not used to determine a person’s actual percentage of body fat, but it is a good indicator to categorize weight in terms of what is healthy and unhealthy.. BMI Calculator.. Healthy Range = 18.. 5 to 25.. Overweight = 25 to 30.. Obese = 30 to 35.. Severely obese = Above 35.. Weight:.. pounds.. kilograms.. Height:.. 1'.. 2'.. 3'.. 4'.. 5'.. 6'.. 7'.. 0.. 1..  ...   be used as a tool, and only a physician can best determine and diagnose weight status in your child.. Plotting Your Child's Weight-to-Age Percentile.. To plot your child's weight-to-age percentile, find the age of your child on the bottom of the chart and look to the left to locate their body weight.. Once you locate their weight and age, locate the corresponding shaded color on the bottom of the chart to determine your child's percentile.. A child is defined as "overweight" if their weight-to-age percentile is greater than 95 percent.. A child is defined as "at risk for overweight" if their weight-to-age percentile is greater than 85 percent and less than 95 percent.. Events & News..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: Obesity Foundation India.. N0.. 9/4, Railway colony first street.. Off Nelson Manickam Road,.. Chennai - 600 029.. India.. Obesity Helpline:.. +91 98410 41141.. Fax:.. +91 44 23745055.. E-Mail:.. info@obesityfoundationindia.. com..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: The Weight loss Program at Admert Obesity Management Center utilises an integrated approach, focusing on the long term permanent weight loss in obese people.. We are the only dedicated amp; specialised weight loss surgery clinic in Chennai.. Our team consists of experienced Nutritionist, Psychologist, Physiotherapist, Bariatric  ...   our outstanding Bariatric team we have dedicated Medical Surgical Specialists who are available to care for any related medical problem in order to ensure your success.. Extensive Bariatric education before, during after your surgery by the team is designed to ensure each every patient's long term success..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: OBESITY FOUNDATION INDIA (OFI), a nonprofit organization, offers those affected by obesity many valuable resources to begin educating themselves about the disease and advocating for access to safe and effective treatment.. From tips to about weight loss to, the most current information on obesity and its treatments, the.. OFI.. provides individuals with the tools needed to take a proactive approach in the fight against obesity.. For more information, please contact us at (91) 98410 41141..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: Dr.. Ravindran Kumeran is a leading Surgical Gasteroenterologist & Laparoscopic surgeon in Chennai.. Kumeran obtained his under graduate degree from Madras Medical College and subsequently underwent higher surgical training in United Kingdom for ten years.. He is one of only a few surgeons who has received Fellowship in upper gastrointestinal surgery from the Royal College Intercollegiate Surgical Board- United Kingdom, in  ...   American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.. (SAGES) and is the Director of the Admert Obesity Management Centre.. Key Hole Surgeries offerred:.. Laparoscopic Heartburn Surgery.. Laparoscopic Hernia Repair.. Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal.. Laparoscopic Colon Surgery.. Laparoscopic Esophagus Surgery.. Laparoscopic Liver Surgery.. Laparoscopic Intestinal and Stomach Surgery.. Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery.. Laparoscopic Adrenal Gland Removal.. Laparoscopic Spleen Removal.. Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery.. Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery.. Emergency Laparoscopy.. Laparoscopic Appendicectomy..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: If you have any query, please feel free to post, our experts shall respond to your query.. Your Name:.. Your E-Mail:.. Your Contact No.. :.. Your Query:.. Enter the code shown above..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: Surgery candidates Testimonials.. Joe Mammen.. Before Surgery.. After Surgery.. Surgery candidate MR.. Boominathan.. Surgery candidates testimonials.. M.. Hemalatha.. Mahendravarman.. Mallika.. Free surgery candidate Mrs Inbasekaran Testimonials.. Inbasekaran..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: Awarness Of Obesity.. Coverage on obesity awarness.. Launch of Admert Obesity Management Centre.. NEWS COVERAGE ON FREE SURGERY.. NEWS 2009..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: What is obesity?.. People who are clinically obese usually are affected by behavior, genetic and environmental factors that are difficult to control with dieting.. Obesity increases the likelihood of certain diseases and other related health problems.. Who is affected?.. Obesity is a serious health epidemic that affects one in four Americans.. It is estimated that more than 93 million Americans are obese, with that number predicted to climb to 120 million in the next five years.. This phenomenon is global and about 30-40 million Indians are obese.. What is the difference between overweight and obese?.. Grades of obesity are medically defined by body mass index (BMI).. An individual with a BMI of 25 to 29.. 9 is clinically classified as overweight.. A BMI of 30 or more is classified as obese.. Overweight individuals are also at risk for developing health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, certain types of cancer, gout (joint pain caused by excess uric acid) and gallbladder disease.. Being overweight can also cause problems such as sleep apnea (interrupted breathing during sleep) and osteoarthritis (wearing away of the joints).. Weight-loss can help improve the harmful effects of being overweight.. However, many overweight people have difficulty reaching their healthy body weight.. Top.. Body Mass Index (BMI).. To determine your BMI,.. please click here.. What are the health risks associated with obesity?.. There are more than 30 medical conditions that are associated with obesity.. Individuals who are obese are at risk of developing one or more of these serious medical conditions, causing poor health or, in severe cases, early death.. In fact, more than 112,000 annual deaths in the U.. S.. A are attributable to obesity.. The most prevalent obesity-related diseases include:.. Diabetes.. High blood pressure.. High cholesterol.. Heart disease.. Stroke.. Gallbladder disease.. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).. Osteoarthritis.. Sleep apnea and respiratory problems.. Some cancers.. What causes obesity?.. Obesity is due to an individual taking in more calories than they burn over an extended period of time.. These “extra” calories are stored as fat.. Although there are several factors that can lead to this energy imbalance in obese individuals, the main contributors are behavior, environment and genetics.. Behavior.. In today’s fast-paced environment, it is easy to adopt unhealthy behaviors.. Behavior, in the case of obesity, relates to food choices, amount of physical activity you get and the effort to maintain your health.. Based on food choices, many people now select diets that are calorie-rich, but nutrient-poor.. This behavioral problem also relates to the increase in portion sizes at home and when dining out.. Environment.. Environment plays a key role in shaping an individual’s habits and lifestyle.. There are many environmental influences that can impact your health decisions.. Today’s society has developed a more sedentary lifestyle.. Walking cycling has been replaced by driving two-wheelers cars, basic physical activity has been replaced by technology and nutrition has been overcome by convenience foods.. Genetics.. Science shows that genetics play a role in obesity.. Genes can cause certain disorders which result  ...   healthcare services and more frequently cancel medical appointments.. Delaying medical attention can lead to delayed discovery or treatment of co-morbid conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, while becoming more physically damaging.. The consequences of this discrimination can seriously impact an individual’s quality of life and only further intensify the negative stigma associated with obesity.. What treatments are available for obesity?.. Obesity treatment strategies vary from person to person.. Beginning treatment early is an essential part of success, and it is important to talk with your physician before beginning any weight-loss program.. There are several methods for treating obesity, such as behavior modification, physical activity, non clinical weight management programs, medically managed weight-loss and surgical treatment.. Behavior Modification.. Behavior plays a significant role in obesity.. Modifying behaviors that have contributed to developing obesity is one way to treat the disease either alone or in conjunction with other treatments.. A few suggested behavior modifiers include: changing eating habits, increasing physical activity, becoming educated about the body and how to nourish it appropriately, engaging in a support group or extracurricular activity and setting realistic weight management goals.. Physical Activity.. Increasing or initiating a physical activity program is an important aspect in managing obesity.. Today’s society has developed a very sedentary lifestyle and routine physical activity can greatly impact your health.. Set realistic goals and make sure to consult with your physician before initiating any exercise program.. Non Clinical Weight Management Programs.. Participating in non clinical programs is another form of treatment for obesity.. Some programs may be commercially operated, such as a privately owned weight-loss chain.. Counselors, books, Web sites or support groups are all ways you can be involved in a non clinical weight-loss program.. Medically Managed Weight-Loss.. Medically managed weight-loss programs provide treatment in a clinical setting with a licensed healthcare professional, such as a medical doctor, nurse, registered dietitian and/or psychologist.. These programs typically offer services such as prescription of weight-loss medications, nutrition education, physical activity instruction and behavioral therapy.. Surgical Treatment.. Surgical treatment of obesity is an option for those who are classified as morbidly obese.. Morbid obesity is defined as a patient having a BMI of 40 or greater, or weighing more than 40 kilograms over their ideal body weight.. In addition, a patient with a BMI of 35 or greater with one or more obesity-related diseases is also classified as morbidly obese.. After weight-loss surgery, individuals must still modify their lifestyle habits, adjust their diet and increase their physical activity.. There are a few different types of bariatric surgery or weight-loss surgery treatment options, such as Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve resection and Adjustable Gastric Banding.. What can you do to learn more about obesity?.. ".. The Obesity Foundation India (OFI).. , a non profit organization, offers those affected by obesity many valuable resources to begin educating themselves about the disease and advocating for access to safe and effective treatment.. From tips to about weight loss to, the most current information on obesity and its treatments,..

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  • Title: Admert Obesity Management Centre
    Descriptive info: It is estimated that more than eight million Americans are morbidly obese.. Morbid obesity is characterized by an individual weighing more than 40 kilograms over their ideal body weight, or having a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher.. Throughout this site, the term “morbidly obese” is used to define an individual weighing more than 40 Kgs over their ideal body weight.. Mass media and the public sometimes refer to morbid obesity using the term “severely obese.. ” These two terms may be used interchangeably.. What is the difference between obesity and morbid obesity?.. This phenomenon is global and about 30 million Indians are obese.. Obesity is a disease characterized by excessive body fat or by having a BMI greater than 30.. Morbid obesity is characterized by an individual having a BMI greater than 40.. In addition, it also has a much higher correlation than obesity with co-morbid conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and many more.. Measuring Morbid Obesity.. Morbid obesity is most commonly calculated using BMI.. BMI is calculated by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by his or her height in square meters.. Patients with a BMI of 40 or higher are classified as morbidly obese.. To calculate your BMI.. ,.. What are the risks associated with morbid obesity?.. Many co-morbidities accompany morbid obesity.. Once a patient is considered morbidly obese, these conditions become serious health risks.. These co-morbidities also negatively impact the quality of life for a patient and their family members affected by morbid obesity.. The most prevalent morbid obesity-related diseases include:.. Diabetes.. Some cancers (endometrial, breast and colon).. Liver disease.. Venous disease.. Acid reflux.. Menstrual irregularities and infertility.. Those who are affected by morbid obesity are encouraged to talk with their physician concerning the co-morbidities listed.. The earlier these are detected, the better advantage a patient may have to keep them under control with the assistance of a physician.. Causes of Morbid Obesity.. Morbid obesity is simply not a result of overeating.. It is a serious disease that needs to be prevented and treated.. The causes of morbid obesity are widespread, but target three main contributors: behavior, environment and genetics.. Behavior, in the case of morbid obesity, relates to food choices, amount of physical activity you get and the effort to maintain your health.. The increase in caloric intake has also decreased the nutrients consumed that are needed for a healthy diet.. The influence of television, computers and mobile phones discourage physical activity and add to the problem of obesity in our society.. Walking cycling has been replaced by driving two wheelers cars.. Physical activity has been replaced by technology and nutrition has been overcome by convenience foods.. Science shows  ...   in a clinical setting with a licensed healthcare professional, such as a medical doctor, nurse, registered dietitian and/or psychologists.. These programs typically offer services such as nutrition education, physical activity and behavioral therapy.. Often, these programs incorporate total meal replacement programs.. Medications (Pharmacotherapy).. Currently there are few medications that are approved for weight-loss: orlistat, and Noradrenergics products.. All are to be used in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet, exercise and behavior modification.. As with all therapies, medically managed weight-loss needs to be approached with a focused treatment plan, which includes a team of healthcare providers.. The team should include dietitians, psychologists and exercise specialists, in addition to the medical providers to provide care at all stages of the weight-loss treatment process.. Bariatric Surgery (Weight-loss Surgery).. If your BMI is more than 40, or your BMI is more than 35 and you have a weight-related co-morbidity, such as diabetes or hypertension, you may consider bariatric surgery (also called weight-loss surgery).. It is important to speak with your Bariatric surgeon to determine if surgery is right for you.. Today, the three most commonly selected procedures for weight-loss surgery are:.. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.. Gastric Sleeve Resection.. When considering weight-loss surgery, you must balance the personal risk of being morbidly obese with the potential risk and complications of the surgery.. This treatment option is a tool that you will continually use to lose weight.. Surgery is a resource to help you reduce your weight.. Behavioral, physical and psychological changes are required for you to maintain a healthy quality of life.. Continued positive weight-loss relies upon your desire and dedication to change your lifestyle with a proactive approach.. If you are a candidate for bariatric surgery, you may be referred for evaluation and consultation with a psychologist.. Although this may seem surprising to you, it has become a routine part of preparation for surgery.. Your follow-up care will be provided by a team of professionals and each of them, including a dietitian, exercise therapist and psychologist, will need to become more familiar with you and your individual situation and needs.. Additional Treatment Options.. In addition to weight-loss surgery and medically managed weight-loss, the following therapies are also utilized to treat morbid obesity.. Behavior plays a significant role in morbid obesity.. Increasing or initiating a physical activity program is an important aspect in managing morbid obesity.. Routine physical activity can greatly impact your health.. Non-Clinical Weight Management Programs.. What can you do to learn more about morbid obesity?.. Obesity Foundation India (OFI),.. a non profit organization, offers those affected by obesity many valuable resources to begin educating themselves about the disease and advocating for access to safe and effective treatment..

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