The obesity clinic here at Holy Family Hospital provides help to people struggling with obesity through dietary and exercise plans. There are bariatric surgeons that provide patients with a variety of weight loss surgeries, including gastric bypass surgery and balloon procedures.
The main goal of the clinics is to get patients to lose weight rapidly, yet in a safe manner, as obesity causes a variety of health problem. Excess weight puts a lot of pressure on the body making daily movement difficult. Exercise can be difficult for these patients and they are at a high risk of injury.
Apart from physical pain these patients are at a high risk of heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, as well as cancer.
Due obesity and a high risk of chronic diseases,