CK Birla Hospitals RBH launches Bariatric Clinic

CK Birla Hospitals RBH Jaipur launched state-of-the-art Bariatric clinic on 6th July 2018. Under this clinic, the patients can get FREE BMI checkup and counselling by Dr. Sundeep Jain (Director- Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, GI Surgery, GI Oncology, HPB and Minimal Access Surgery). Addressing the crowd Dr. Jain shared that Obesity is a global problem affecting people of almost all age groups and is associated with high risk of chronic diseases and the only effective treatment available for morbid obesity is Bariatric (weight-loss) / Metabolic surgery. He further mentioned that to enjoy a healthy life it is very important to maintain the right BMI (Body Mass Index). Usually patients without comorbidities with BMI more than 37.5 or those with co-morbid diseases (diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, chronic joint pain, coronary heart disease, hypertension, NAFLD, etc ) having BMI more than 32.5 are recommended for bariatric surgery in Indian population.