15 Dec CODSILS- The Biggest Loser 2017
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.
Mr Harinder Singh Garewal, 46 yrs old from Ludhiana, Punjab underwent Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery by Dr Amit Garg. He had diabetes and weighed 132 Kgs. He was crowned CODSILS- The Biggest Loser 2017 at Support Group Meeting held at Fortis Hospital, Mohali. He shared, “I am working in Merchant Navy and was diabetic for 8 yrs when I came to know about Baritaric surgery for weight loss and diabetes. After surgery my life has completely transformed. I weigh only 65 kgs now and blood sugar all normal without any medication. I not only feel young but also feel more energetic. My entire family and I am grateful to Dr Amit Garg and Team CODSILS for taking care of me and supporting me thought out my weight loss journey.”
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.