Medicana Obesity

MEDICANA HEALTH GROUP OBESITY DEPARTMENTS

Obesity is characterized with highest increase in prevalence around the world.Even though there are tens of medical etiologies of obesity, the most important ones are abnormal weight gain and sedentary lifestyle.Life time of obese patients is approximately 15 years shorter than other people due to diseases caused by obesity, including but not limited to hypertension, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, ischemic heart disease etc.Obesity is a risk factor for cancers such as colorectal cancers, breast cancer and prostate cancer.

A successful fight against the obesity requires a multidisciplinary work.

In Obesity Departments of Medicana Health Group, best treatment method is determined by coordination of Nutrition and Dietetics, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Obesity Surgery and Psychiatry departments.

Following methods are used for treatment of obesity in Obesity Departments of Medicana Health Group.