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Mega Obesity Camp

Posted on Aug 12, 2017 at 06:00 PM

This Is to Inform you that as decided by us to conduct a Mega Obesity Camp at Dr. Sunder Lal Memorial Hospitalon 28/May/17 (Sunday). .

Glimpse of the activity are mentioned below:

Name of Doctor From SLM HOSPITAL: Dr Anirudh Vij (Bariatric Surgeon)

Services Offered during Camp:

  • Diet Planning
  • Specialist Consultation
  • Blood Sugar Check up
  • Blood Pressure Check up
  • Fat content Analysis
  • BMI Check up
  • Diet Counseling
  • Weight Loss Success Stories


What is OBESITY?

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. Obesity in India has reached epidemic proportions in the 21st century, with morbid obesity affecting 5% of the country's population.[1] India is following a trend of other developing countries that are steadily becoming more obese. Unhealthy, processed food has become much more accessible following India's continued integration in global food markets. This, combined with rising middle class incomes, is increasing the average caloric intake per individual among the middle class and above income households. Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease,

Key facts

  • Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.
  • 600 million were obese.
  • 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight in 2014, and 13% were obese.
  • Most of the world's population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight.
  • 41 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2014.
  • Obesity is preventable.

What are overweight and obesity?

  • Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health.
  • Body mass index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of his height in meters (kg/m2).

WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows

  • overweight is a BMI greater than or equal to 25; and
  • Obesity is a BMI greater than or equal to 30.
  • BMI provides the most useful population-level measure of overweight and obesity as it is the same for both sexes and for all ages of adults. However, it should be considered a rough guide because it may not correspond to the same degree of fatness in different individuals.

Dr. Sunder Lal Memorial Hospital
C-201, Jawahar Park, Devli Road, Khanpur,
New Delhi -110062
Concern Person:
Dr Anirudh Vij
9650 656 997