Laparo Obeso Centre, a comprehensive healthcare centre for laparoscopy and obesity management, in association with She’s Mercedes – Trinity Motors, organised a public awareness program for women .This initiative was in continuation of the celebration of Women’s day recently and March being earmarked as Women’s month dedicated to women centric issues.
Obesity is on the rise and so are the diseases associated with it like diabetes, blood pressure, PCOD, joint pains etc. The incidence is seen increasing more in women .
Women have physiological /natural phases of weight gain for example during menarche , pregnancy and menopause.
The program encompassed presentation by leading experts on different types of diets or diet patterns , understanding the metabolism and also on metabolic and bariatric surgery as well as aesthetics.
Various examples of patients suffering from severe obesity , knee joint pain , PCOD and infertility, childhood obesity , obesity induced sexual dysfunction , fatty liver disease were discussed and how they were successfully addressed and resolved by the panel of medical experts present today.
This was followed by a question and answer session with various experts from the LOC team namely Dr Poonam Shah, pioneer bariatric physician in India , Dr Pallavi Shah, bariatric coordinator , Aditi Shreekumar : PhD scholar and bariatric psychologist , Dr Jayashree Dravid, bariatric surgeon at LOC. The .audience participated actively .and many myths were dispelled and explanations given, and doubts addressed very effectively during the question hour.
Dr James from Cosmetic Surgery Institute presented on various options for aesthetic management of face, belly and the body . He explained both surgical as well as non surgical management .
The program was graced by the presence of .various women luminaries from different fields including Shabnam Asthana – PR Celebrity and Director Empowered Solutions, Roshini Kapoor- celebrity blogger and model, Arti Rani – personal relationship advisor and counsellor and many more well known personalities.