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TACKLING OBESİTY

TACKLING OBESİTY

Obesity is treated according to its degree by surgical or non-surgical methods


NON-SURGICAL METHODS

Diet/Dietician: Aims to change and control the eating habits of patients. For this purpose, the calorie intake is kept at a lower level than the calories burned.

For a lower calorie intake, it is more important to select the types of food being eaten than eating small portions.

Sports and exercise: In addition to keep caloric intake at a low level, burning these calories is also considered as a non-surgical method. Sport must be an important part of your life.

OBEZİTE İLE MÜCADELE


SURGICAL METHODS

Counting on evidence based medicine, surgical procedures are seen as the most permanent solution to treat obesity.
Advantages of surgical procedures:

  • Significant and long-term weight loss
  • Decrease in the severity and number of comorbidites
  • Significant increase in quality of life (90%)
  • Significant increase in life expectancy (average 8-12 years)

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