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Nutrition and Metabolism Disorders causing Obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   hi
User :   i was wanting some guidance on my health
User :   where do i pay?
User :   hello
Doctor :   yes
User :   i am 34 years old and am overweight
Doctor :   Please proceed
Doctor :   ok
User :   mild asthma and diabetes too
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am lookin at reducing weight...i think thats the answer
User :   how is vlcc?
User :   but my friends tell me they are jus money making machines
Doctor :   absolutely
Doctor :   diet and exercise is the answer
User :   what do u suggest?
User :   i have tried the GM diet
Doctor :   For health information Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   didnt really help
User :   Age: 34 Gender: Male Occupation: IT software Location: bangalore Marital Status: married
Doctor :   What is your ht/wt?
Doctor :   Hello are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What is your ht/wt?
User :   5.10 and 101
Doctor :   so you are in Obese groups
User :   i know...i am overweight bigtime
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor for the obesity
User :   well yes...i am on a diet...but i dont get continous support and lose my way
Doctor :   i mean to rule out any medical or hormonal reasons
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I understand
User :   nope none of that
Doctor :   What none of that
Doctor :   do you mean to say everything is alright
User :   yes
User :   no hormonal problems
Doctor :   Ok, The weight loss program is essentially a multi team approach including Dietician, Physical Trainer and General physician.
User :   oh wow
User :   how do i go abt it
User :   doi have to meet u people sumwhere
Doctor :   Let me put it in more understandable way
User :   ok
Doctor :   First you should see the doctor to rule out any medical cause of Obesity and if no cause is found, depending on your general health there are few medicines to treat Obesity like Sibutramine and Orlistat (Started if BMI >27).
Doctor :   However Diet and Exercise are primary treatments which are addressed by Dietician and Physical Trainer.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns and diabetes.
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   ask the doctor how many calories you can take per day
Doctor :   and according to the sugar levels
Doctor :   that fluctuate in a day
User :   ok thnaks doc...
User :   shud i register in this
Doctor :   yes
User :   i dont see nay chat there
Doctor :   did you give the feedback
User :   or is it after registration
Doctor :   it is after registration
User :   sumhting poped up...i closed the window
Doctor :   please give it now
User :   did
Doctor :   see this link if it could be of any help to you
User :   okay
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