Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
As the number of adults with obesity or borderline obese increases, the rate of heart disease related issues and diabetes also sky rockets.
Dr. Atul Madan Bariatric surgeon reminds individuals of health problems associated with adult obesity and offers information on the four major health complications associated with obesity. He also offers a free consultation through the month of February.
Adults with obesity are more likely to have certain health problems than adults who are not obese. The four major health problems linked to obesity are:
1- Cardiovascular problems and Heart disease; people who are obese have an increased risk of:
Developing insulin resistance is more likely in people who are obese, which can lead to type 2 diabetes.
As BMI increases the risk of type 2 diabetes also increases. People who have a higher percentage of body fat in the abdominal area are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, even if their BMIs are within the normal range. (Higher than 40 inches in men and greater than 35 inches in women)
People who are obese are at greater risk for different types of cancer, including:
4- Breathing problems
Individuals with borderline obesity or may have difficulty breathing, causing the following problems:
Dr. Atul Madan is a renown expert in both bariatric and laparoscopic systems. He has performed over 2,000 LAPBAND procedures in the course of his career. He is among one of the first surgeon to offer an endoscopic treatment for weight regain after open and laparoscopic gastric bypass. Dr. Atul Madan is the author of several publications on bariatric surgeries including a video on how to perform a laparoscopic gastric adjustable banding. He is the recipient of several honors and awards from the International Federation of Societies for Obesity, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and Association of Association of Cancer Education.
For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation contact Dr. Atul Madan:
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