By bariatric surgery and dietary changes, a patient with disease fatigue is able to improve its quality thanks to the specialized treatment given to him by the Medical Institute of the High Medical Medical Unit (UMAE) No. 14 of the National Medical Center, "Adolfo Ruiz Cortines", from the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) in Veracruz, Puerto.
Coordinator of Bariatric Surgery at UMAE, Dr. Octavio Ávila Mercado, within the framework of World Day Against Obesity, mentioned that UMAE Veracruz encourages specialized treatment to its recipients with this condition, which on average has 40 kilograms of your body mass index (BMI).
"Lupita is one of the cases of obese obesity we have addressed this year, which was referred to by Cardel's Family Medical Unit (UMF) to adapt to the protocol for interdisciplinary care with endocrinology, nutrition, contact psychiatry, internmedicin, anaesthesiology and thus performing a procedure called bariatric surgery, "explained the surgeon.
He also said that the surgical procedure consists of various medical and non-medical procedures to achieve an effective and lasting weight loss, he stated that (BMI) is calculated depending on the patient's weight and height.
Guadalupe Chimal Gaitán is originally from the community of Gloria, Ursulo Galván municipality, she is 39 years old, she is two children's mother and she says: "Without understanding, my obesity prevented me from doing things as usual as fortress shoes stupid to pick up something, scratch my back and I realized until I started to depend completely on my husband, after reaching 127 kilos. "
" Thanks to surgery and medical care, I have been able to lose 30 kilo, today it is possible I go with my children, I can play, I can laugh, I can do many things; eating is not filling your stomach; learning to eat changes your life teaches you to love yourself and value you more , he said to Mrs. Guadalupe.
Bariatric surgery is to make anatomical modification via laparoscopic minimally invasive gastric capacity, in this case 80 percent of the stomach was removed to leave a small container and able to remove the area there If the hunger hormone is produced, the doctor explained; It should be noted that only four high special medical devices in the country perform the technology.
He emphasized that physical activities and modifying eating habits are reduced by reducing the consumption of sugars, fats and calories, favoring a diet healthy, nutritious, varied and sufficient to maintain ideal weight.
Dr Ávila Mercado mentioned that Guadalupe is currently receiving a nutritional rehabilitation treatment and is expected to continue with her normal life and thereby guarantee a better quality of her salute.
He added that gastrointestinal surgery is an alternative, helping to correct eating habits, but it is not advisable to reach these instances and urges people to eat healthy foods, take balanced diets and exercise routines, and that the best medicine available is preventive.