28 Dec CODSILS- The Biggest Loser 2016
For morbid obese people losing weight by themselves is almost impossible. Research shows that obese people find it easier to improve their eating habits under proper guidance and encouragement. CODSILS Obesity & Diabetes Support Group is the only centre in Northern India where regular support group meetings are held. Started in 2014 by Dr Amit Garg, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon, the support group have covered problem related with diet modification, exercise, post bariatric surgery food recipes etc. Due to the support they receive, program members are losing weight and achieving the desired weight loss goals. These forums also helps the members to overcome other problems related to weight loss like stress overeating, cravings, comfort eating, weight gain in women post menopause and many more.
Mrs Rajveer, 40 yrs old from village Maseeta, Punjab underwent Mini Gastric Bypass surgery by Dr Amit Garg. Pre Surgery she weighed 185 Kgs. She was crowned CODSILS- The Biggest Loser 2016 at Support Group Meeting held at Garg Hospital, Bhagapurana, Punjab. She shared, “I used to limit myself to the walls of my house because of my weight. It was difficult for me to do my routine activities and I used to feel embarrassed when people used to laugh at me. My relatives used to talk that I am not going to live for long but Dr Amit completely transformed me. I now weigh 80 Kgs. I am able to wear nice clothes and I travel, attend weddings and functions. I really very happy with the results.”
The support group meetings at CODSILS are free of charge and open to our patients as well as other people who are struggling with obesity and problems related to obesity. But prior registration is mandatory to attend obesity support group meetings.