Diabetes Reversal?

 Researches show it is a possibility! To effectively reverse Type 2 Diabetes or even Pre-Diabetes is to assess the root cause for Insulin Resistance, FAT.

Diabetes continues to increase globally, and the fight against this chronic condition continues to intensify. There is no cure for type 2 diabetes we all know that, but studies have shown it’s possible for people to reverse it.  

Type 2 diabetes results from the accumulation of fat in the liver, which induces insulin resistance and increases blood sugar production. When a person accumulates too much fat, which should be stored under the skin, then it goes to the liver and overspills to the rest of the body, including the pancreas. This in turn shuts switches off the genes that produces insulin effectively causing type 2 diabetes. Thus, weight loss is the primary factor in those who have experienced a reversal of type 2 diabetes, as excess fat affects the body’s  insulin production and usage.

But how does this remission occur, and can it last for long? Some people do achieve the reversal for long while for others, the condition returns, why?

It is first important to understand the factors that impact the reversal process. Numerous researches suggest obesity as the leading factor for type-2 diabetes. Along with it a poor lifestyle, less or no physical exercise and improper diet can cause type-2 diabetes. Researches have also shown that Lifestyle interventions, fat loss and bariatric surgery contribute to reversal in type 2 diabetes, and are some of the best ways to reverse diabetes over an extended period of time. 

Having said that most lifestyle interventions focus on eating less and exercising more. But many have tried this and have seen minimal results, while also fighting unsustainable hunger and cravings.

Key For Diabetes Reversal

Now we can see type 2 diabetes as a simple condition where the individual has accumulated more fat than they can cope up with and thus the other organs start to get affected. The Connection here is between Body composition and Diabetes. The body needs a balance of lean body mass (LBM) and fat mass to function optimally and maintain positive health.

  Better-balanced body composition can reduce risk of diabetes and other obesity-related disorders—and it can have a positive effect on your metabolism and its reversal. There’s no specific diet or exercise regimen that fits everyone, even the number on the scale and the BMI does not define the body composition or overall health.  

The Focus need to be constantly on screening and monitoring the Muscle, Fat and body water Levels. Obtain objective measurements of muscle, fat, and visceral fat to assess disease risk and obesity. Monitor outcomes of interventions aimed to improve glycemic control and prevent worsening of complications related to diabetes and Detect fluid imbalances resulting from inflammation.

InBody DSM-BIA body composition analyzers are an effective tool for managing patients’ diabetic risks, symptoms and measure to help in reversing it, by providing accurate measures for body composition through its four core technologies. This information is then translated into useful outputs such as body fat percentage, total body water, lean body mass and visceral fat area. Visceral fat area having an important contribution to diabetics because of the association between high visceral fat levels and diabetes.

Diabetes Reversal takes time. It requires patience, consistency, and persistence. One will  not get the desired result in a short span of time. Therefore, to keep one motivated with results and maintaining strengths will help in establishing diabetes reversal for a longer period of time. 

*Suggestive Research papers;

Relative Muscle Mass is inversely Associated with Insulin Resistance  And pre-diabetes.  

Why Monitoring Muscle Mass is especially important in Diabetic Patients.

Higher Visceral Fat Area at baseline was an independent risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes and the optimal VFA cutoff values were markedly different between men and women. 

Therefore, sex-specific reference values for visceral fat obesity such that men with a VFA ≥ 120cm² and  women with a VFA ≥ 80cm² should be considered to predict incident type 2 diabetes.

Modest longitudinal gain in adiposity was associated with progressive renal decline in T2DM patients, suggesting that increased adiposity over time adversely affects renal outcomes.

Therefore, carefully-designed weight neutral/loss anti-diabetic treatment-regime is important when managing T2DM in clinic.

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Slow growing kidney diseases have no symptoms!

Can lead to serious kidney damage

“Hemodialysis patients, we dialyse them, we send them home. Then they eat food, drink water and they take salt and other spices, so the time they come for the next dialysis, we find that lot of them gain weight and blood pressure also similarly goes up” says Dr Georgi Abraham, Director Nephrologist, The Madras Medical Mission (MMM)Hospital, Chennai.

Monitoring the water, muscle and fat is mandatory in patients with long term heart diseases, liver diseases and kidney diseases. The MMM Hospital use the InBody S10 for the same.

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Is Body Composition Analysis, a serious tool for Medical Diagnosis?

Trying something new always brings a set of challenges in terms of acceptability and adaptability. And when it’s about something as crucial as life and health itself, taking chances is not an option. Body Composition Analysis is not a new concept/ technology, it has been around for years now, but with its own set of limitations. So why should one go in for a BCA test or to put it right , why should one take InBody Test?

InBody is the worldwide leader in body composition analysis, simplifying the understanding of health and wellness through industry-leading technology and devices. Since 1996, InBody has expanded its market globally, on the basis of enormous needs for analysis tools to manage human health. It has been highly recognized in the world medical equipment markets for its accuracy, high-quality and leading-edge product – Through accelerated and steady expansion of global reach. InBody is constantly growing as the market leader in Korea and the world, with branches and distributors in more than 80 countries. Following which the general name for the body composition test has now become the  InBody Test. 

So, how can InBody Test assist in diagnosis? 

Overcoming the shortcomings of the tradition BCA technology, and going beyond weight, InBody body composition analyzers break down the body with noninvasive interventions, into four major components: fat, lean body mass, minerals, and body water in an organized, easy-to-understand Results Sheet.   

This is one of the most powerful tools to guide, train, and care for patients /clients in ways that was never possible before. 

InBody determines percentages of skeletal muscle mass, body fat and water. It provides a comprehensive printout that serves as an ideal educational tool for engaging patients in understanding health risk management and assesments.

Markers: 

SEGMENTAL LEAN ANALYSIS: The Magnifying Glass  

Measure lean mass distribution to identify risk of frailty.

  • It can Identify problem areas in patients’ development 
  • Assess if the patient’s body is sufficiently developed in all segments of the body 
  • Track muscle imbalances, if any. 

MUSCLE-FAT AND VISCERAL FAT ANALYSIS : Monitor excess fat mass. 

This makes it simple for a quick glance through patient’s  current overall body composition and what changes they need to make 

SEGMENTAL ECW/TBW WATER ANALYSIS : Monitor fluid accumulation in each body segment.  Systemic inflammation caused by excess visceral fat and inflammatory hormones increase fluid retention and a patient’s risk for developing comorbidities, such as cardiovascular and renal disease. Direct and objective measures of body water can increase detection of water retention and reduce risk of secondary health conditions linked to various illness. Track whole body ECW/TBW, a marker of inflammation and fluid imbalance, through the direct measurement of extracellular and total body water. 

BODY COMPOSITION HISTORY  Tracks changes in muscle, fat, and fluid balance to chart recognize trends in body composition. Identify positive or negative changes in body composition 
with respect to weight.

It is a valuable tool for understanding patients with risk factors associated with various ailments based on more than 80+ parameters, with latest technology which provides accurate measures for body composition through its four core technologies. The information can be transacted into useful outputs such as body fat percentage, total body water, lean body mass and visceral fat area for further research and analysis.  

“It (BIA) has been shown that it can reliably reflect body composition and associate with patient’s nutritional statuses or clinical outcomes.”   Lee et al., 2015 

 InBody professional body composition analyzers rely on four pillars of technology to deliver quick, accurate and precise results. These pillars allow to trust that the results reflect patients’ true health from the inside out.

Making lives better with latest technology is what InBody believe in and we are striving to make that happen. InBody analysis is surely an effective tool for disease prevention, certified and utilised by professionals worldwide. 

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Fighting Sarcopenia: The Muscle Loss that comes gradually with Aging.

Sarcopenia is an age-related condition and can affect if not taken care off. In simple words muscles have a tendency to grow larger and stronger from birth but as per reports around the time you turn 30 you start to lose muscle mass and function and that is called sarcopenia with aging. Physically inactive people can lose as much as 3% to 5% of their muscle mass every decade, even if you are active, one can still witness some muscle loss which affects strength and mobility leading to frailty and the likelihood of injuries and risks in older adults. 

It is a vicious cycle which affects the ability to carry out physical activities. leading to further muscle mass loss and vice versa, affecting the quality of life and expectancy.  

It can be greatly improved by assessing right and planning effective exercise and proper nutrition. Maintaining a sedentary lifestyle following diagnosis of sarcopenia can also lead to greater and faster muscle mass loss.   

Body composition is essential for understanding muscle, fat and how it affects health and disease risk. Deeper insight into body composition helps in ensuring right treatments and targeting for improvement to reverse or prevent functional impairment, sarcopenia or frailty. 

There are many interrelated parameters to assess sarcopenia while checking Body Composition. 

Accurately measuring fat-free mass in each segment of the body the Skeletal Muscle Index (SMI) easily identifies muscle mass and frailty risk. Sarcopenia and frailty affect mortality, cognitive function, and quality of life, maintaining lean mass becomes an integral part of ensuring one’s quality of life. SMI is the ratio of the muscle in your arms and legs to your height. SMI can be obtained by dividing Appendicular Muscle Mass with Height(m)2. Using the SMI value (parameter), one can diagnose sarcopenia and monitor nutritional status and frailty risk 

Simply going by the weight and its changes cannot monitor disease risk or changes in health status with aging. Sarcopenia reduces the physical activities thus leading to obesity and weight gain among individuals & elderly and this can result in sarcopenic obesity. This cannot be ascertained by weight or BMI. InBody provides accurate measures of body composition, with Muscle-Fat Analysis, Percent Body Fat and Visceral Fat, in order to track the physiological changes from inside out.   

In less than 60 seconds, the InBody Test provides easy-to-understand, accurate measurements to evaluate a person’s body composition and determine risk of sarcopenia or frailty. It identifies; 

  • Identify areas weakened through muscle loss that increase risk of health complications or falls 
  • Assess muscle mass to determine muscle loss and regain through rehabilitation programs 
  • Quantify health risk through the evaluation of body fat distribution 
  • Track fluid imbalances related to loss of muscle mass, edema, or inflammation. 

This in-depth analysis provides an edge for identifying health risks and preventing progression to chronic diseases associated with sarcopenia and muscle loss. 

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Exercise & Immunity during the pandemic.

Staying fit keeps one healthy physically, but exercise also boosts mental and spiritual health. During a pandemic situation like the one we are facing now, clouded with so many uncertainties, it is important to not give up on a fitness routine just because one can’t go to the gym, attend an exercise class or indulge in an organised sport.  

 Why should we workout?  

The regular physical activities which we were doing in the regular day to day scenario has taken a backseat too. Giving us all the more reason to pull ourselves and find safe alternatives to indulge in excercises and workout. Of course, exercise helps prevent weight gain, but also offers plenty of other important benefits. Exercise can lower the risk of developing health conditions like: Depression, Diabetes, Heart disease, High blood pressure and many other critical illnesses. Alongside it also helps in building muscle and strength, improves sleep patterns and boosts Immunity. Yes, the human immune system is a highly complex network of cells and molecules designed to keep the host free from infection and disease. Exercise is known to have a deep impact on the normal functioning of the immune system and always ‘looking for a fight with viruses.’  Thus, it is important that our immune cells maintain their ability to redeploy to prevent viruses and other pathogens from gaining a foothold inside the body. 

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So, how much exercise is needed? 

 This is becoming more all the more crucial as many of us have restricted access to the gyms and wellness centers where we would normally undertake exercise and physical activity regimes. Adding to this are the known negative effects of social isolation leading to confinement on immunity. In this regard, it is vital that we try to maintain our activity levels. 

Develop a Routine 

According to experts, regular physical activity can help one feel better and have more energy. Creating and maintaining a regular schedule when it comes to your exercise routine can help you achieve the results you want. The key is to do enough and to do it often. From moderate physical activity to enhancing flexibility, as well as muscle-strengthening workouts two or more times a week one can indulge according to their health and body composition. 

Listen to Your Body and its composition.  

Body composition is the proportion of fat and nonfat mass in the body. Body Composition breaks down the body into its core components: fat, protein, minerals, and body water. It describes your weight more accurately and provides a better glimpse into your overall health. Knowing your body composition can help you assess your health and fitness level as it accurately shows changes in fat mass, muscle mass, and body fat percentage. By differentiating between muscle and fat, with a quick body composition analysis, remove the guesswork of determining what your weight fluctuations mean, be it muscle gain, fat loss, or anything in between.  

Find your baseline so you know what you need to lose, gain, or maintain: 

  • Assess your Percent Body Fat so you can focus on fat loss, not just weight loss 
  • Maximise your workout routine to fit your unique health and fitness goals 
  • Calculate your calorie expenditure and create nutrition plan accordingly. 
  • Set realistic goals, accurately monitor progress, and stay motivated 
  • Make more educated decisions to improve your body composition 

Focus on Whole Health is the need of the moment with Exercise and nutrition to boost the Immunity.  

Not only can exercise and proper nutrition have a positive direct effect on the cells and molecules of the immune system, but it is also known to counter the negative effects of social distancing and its related stress on various aspects of immunity.  Given the challenges of 2020, this process is also important to minimize the impact of the virus and to make a head start in the coming year for a healthier lifestyle. 

What is Visceral Fat? Why is it Important ?

Fat is very important part of our healthy being. It is not only a means of storing excess energy but also synthesis and secretes substances like hormones and inflammatory mediators striking the right energy balance. It also affects other body functioning conditions such as immunity and overall health. 

It is healthy to have some body fat, but not all fat is good. So, the question is why is visceral fat something you should keep an eye on? 

Visceral fat is that body fat which is stored within the abdominal cavity. It is near to several vital organs, including the liver, stomach, and intestines. It sometimes can also build up in the arteries. Belly fat can also be subcutaneous fat which is just stored just under the skin.  Visceral fat is actually inside the abdominal cavity that can’t be seen easily and is the “active fat” which works from inside and disrupt the bodily functions. 

Researches states that Lipotoxicity has roles in insulin resistance and pancreatic beta cell dysfunction. Increased circulating levels of lipids and the metabolic alterations in fatty acid utilization and intracellular signaling, have been related to insulin resistance in muscle and liver. According to Harvard University, visceral fat secretes cytokines, which play an essential role in the human body, but increased levels of cytokines due to excess visceral fat can be problematic.  

Most importantly, excess visceral fat over a period of time increases risk for developing several serious long-term, life-threatening medical conditions like :

  • Heart Disease 
  • Metabolic Disorders 
  • Type 2 diabetes 
  • Stroke 
  • Cancer

Fortunately, visceral fat is extremely receptive to exercise, diet, and lifestyle changes and is not something to be dreaded of. Monitoring and measuring the Visceral fat is essential in understanding the complexities associated with it. Just assessing the weight or height cannot divulge as to how much fat one has. Even the Body Mass Index (BMI), which is commonly used by physicians, and professionals around the world to determine if a person should be considered overweight or obese is not sufficient. It is just a rough guide as BMI cannot tell the difference between muscle mass and fat, their assessment and distribution. 

A through body composition Check can give much more information about the risks associated with Visceral fat. From the Waist hip ratio to the Visceral Fat Area there are many parameters that can assimilate information on the estimated amount of fat surrounding internal organs in the abdomen.  Apart from identifying the Fat content in the body it can also help in managing and understanding the corrective actions that can be taken Like a BMR, which can help in determining daily caloric needs, weight Control, Skeletal Muscle Mass or keeping a track of the same with the body composition history. 
 

 A healthy, active, low-stress lifestyle and keeping it assessed and monitored regularly can prevent visceral fat from building up in excess in the abdominal cavity. 

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Assessment and screening play a key role in any Medical Diagnosis. Body composition analysis is essential in making healthier lifestyle choices for individuals.

Going beyond weight, InBody Body Composition Analyzers breaks down body into four major components: fat, lean body mass, minerals, and body water in an organized, easy-to-understand Results Sheet.  This is one of the most powerful tools to guide, train, and care for patients /clients in ways that was never possible before. In Just 60 Seconds understand the composition of Human Body by non-invasive Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) technique. 

To unlock the true potential of the InBody Results Sheet, one needs to become familiar and understand how it interprets the information, and even more importantly, what can be done with it. 

It is packed with a wholesome gamut of information of a person’s health and fitness for which can be utilized in various Clinical Observations / Disciplines. This data can be easily stored and used further in researches and studies. 

InBody’s segmental analysis with modern Direct Segmental Multifrequency BIA technology gives professionals the ease to tabulate an accurate and precise health assessment of their patients who are overweight or have risk factors associated with Metabolic / Lifestyle Disorders, Cardiovascular or Renal Disorders, or for Oncology related diseases etc. The data generated provides outputs such as Body Fat Percentage, Total Body Water, Skeletal Muscle Mass, Lean Mass, Visceral Fat Area / Levels, Inflammations, Sarcopenia and many more parameters which can disrupt the functioning of vital organs during an illness. 

In less than 60 seconds, medical professionals receive the Results via the non-invasive way that can aid in: 

  • Fluid monitoring and management strategies, evaluate segmental fluid imbalances to identify circulation issues – with Total Body Water &Extra cellular water Ratio  
  • Effectively monitoring nutrition status and guide in nutritional interventions, and accurately tracking patient progress and predict surgical outcomes by assessing Skeletal Muscle Index and Phase Angle 
  • Screen risk of Metabolic Disorders with Segmental Muscle analysis, Visceral fat, Weight control and many more specific parameters. 
  • Monitor outcomes of interventions aimed to improve Insulin Sensitivity, glycemic control and prevent worsening of complications related to diabetes  
  • Detect fluid imbalances resulting from Inflammation / Injury 
  • Monitor changes to determine efficacy of treatments and further guide health recommendations to ensure long-term success 
  • Monitor Body Composition History on every visit 

The data can be used to assess fluctuations and fine tune the process of bringing patients to the appropriate status. It can determine where a patient is holding excess of fat, muscle, water or track fluid overload. This accurate, reproducible information doesn’t rely on empirical data and therefore, reflects the patient actual status. 

These are just some of the many assessments that can help medical professional gain insight into the patient’s Body composition and understanding the severity of his condition in a Quick, Easy, Precise and non-invasive way within 60 seconds. These results can also be tracked or connected with the software and be accessible anytime and anywhere, thus making sure the technological advancements support the medical possibilities at every given point of time. 

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71% Indians suffer from poor muscle health

Often ignored and misunderstood as an area of relevance only to a sportsperson or a gym goer, muscle health of seven out of 10 Indians is poor, said a new study.

“As per the study, 71 per cent Indians suffer from poor muscle health and need to gain muscle mass. Poor muscle mass could lead to impaired muscle function, fatigue and poor metabolic health,” said the joint study conducted by InBody and Ipsos.

InBody is a leader in body composition analysis and Ipsos is a market research firm.

“Not many Indians know about its overall impact on health and wellness. Good muscle health is not only a key for an active lifestyle but also for carrying out our daily physical activities to maintain a healthy life,” said the study.

The study was conducted across eight cities — Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, lucknow, Patna and Hyderabad covering 1,243 people. The respondents were a mix of working and non-working individuals of 30 to 55 years.

lucknow had the highest percentage of males and females having poor muscle mass, with 82 per cent males and 80 per cent females. Delhi-NCR had a lower percentage of people with poor muscle mass, with 64 per cent of both males and females.

The study also analysed the body protein level and the trend was similar to that of the poor muscle mass levels.

“Nutrition and exercise have been shown to play a major role in improving muscle health. With reference to nutrition, one specific nutrient that plays a role in muscle health is protein. The present research acknowledges the importance of protein in daily diet and exercise to maintain good muscle health,” it said.

Further, it said adequate intake of dietary proteins is vital as it ensures provision of amino acids and stimulates protein synthesis. Dietary protein and specific amino acid ingestion largely raises muscle protein synthesis and inhibits protein breakdown.

Along with adequate protein intake, exercise also plays important role in stimulating muscle protein synthesis and good muscle health.

According to the study, the alarmingly large proportion of Indians suffering from poor muscle health is a matter of great concern and it is important to find out ways and means to address this issue.

“There is an urgent need to spread awareness about muscle health, role of adequate protein intake and exercise for a healthy life,” it added.

Understanding Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis

The technology that is driving towards a healthier future!

Being healthy is of prime importance in life, given the scenario it has become all the more evident to take care and keep tab on changes happening inside the body. It is not sufficient to analyse a patient’s health status by just measuring weight, height or BMI. 

The elements that are essential for a proper functioning of a human body are referred to as body composition. Body fat is one important and critical component of body composition. Ideally, it should be in the right amount, not too much not too less. 

How to ascertain that? 

The human body comprises many measurable components. The most frequently applied model to evaluate body composition in clinical, general and fitness practice is the Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis. It is a broadly applied approach used to measure body composition and assess health. Allowing for early detection of an improper balance in body composition, which encourages earlier intervention and prevention of any disease or illness. It also acts as a measurement of fluid and body mass that can be a critical assessment tool of the current health status. 
 

So, what is Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA)?  

Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a method to measure the components of the body, including muscle mass, body fat, and total body water, through a mechanism of resistance and reactance. Low and high- frequency electrical currents are sent through the water in the body via the electrodes to measure its reactance & resistance impedance. Based on the difference in resistance or the impedance when the electrical current is conducted through fat or lean components of the body It is used to determine total body water (TBW), and assess various parameters like fat-free mass (the portion of your body that does not contain fat, including your muscle and bone) and then body fat.  

The concept of reactance

Using the impedance and the height of the individual, it can determine the volume of total body water, followed by other specific parameters such as muscle mass and body fat percentage and much more. 

It is a safe and cost-efficient method that avoids exposure to radiation, thus, applied and practiced by many researchers, nutritionists, fitness and medical experts to asses body composition easily and accurately. Over the years the technology has evolved and has overcome the primary limitations which worked on the assumption of the human body as one single cylinder on a single frequency (50 kHz) while using empirical estimations. 

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Accelerating the growth and evolution of BIA, in 1996, InBody was developed, overcoming the limitations of traditional BIA technology and started measuring the different body segments at different frequencies. The world’s first 8-point Tactile Electrode System with Direct Segmental Analysis to measure impedance in the five segments of the body considering each as a different body cylinder, using multiple frequencies. Professional practitioners use it for measurements of body composition and fluid status without relying on empirical assumptions based on age, gender, ethnicity, or body shape, producing accurate and precise results that are validated to gold standard methods. 

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While in healthy people the body composition is balanced, in unhealthy people the balance is unstable and can be assessed by cross studies of various parameters that are assessed in the quick InBody Analysis. The possibility to analyze and evaluate the balance of body composition with the BIA technology is an important step for gauging the metabolic status, obesity index edema & protein-deficient malnutrition, to name a few, followed by the targeted corrections and possible healthier Lifestyle. 

Interested in learning more about how InBody can be utilised for you, connect with us @ +91 22 62231911.

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Steps to make your weight loss surgery a success.

Obesity is Intricate, So are its complications. It is becoming an uncontrollable problem in India. Over 10% of India’s population is now morbidly obese. Our sociocultural environment also tempts us to eat too much and to live unhealthy and sedentary lifestyles. Most people get weight-loss surgeries done when they are fed up with restrictions in lifestyle and want a healthier future. It is no more just a health hazard but also has impacted psychological aspects of the people’s lives. Researchers say this has given a dramatic surge in weight loss surgeries. 

Bariatric surgery enhances weight loss in people who have not achieved long-term success with other weight loss attempts. It reduces the stomach’s storage capacity, which limits food intake and helps you feel full much sooner than normal. A Weight loss surgery will enable you to lose a lot of weight quickly. But many a times they tend to gain back the weight, this is not a failure of the surgery. This is due to no change in habits after the surgery.

Unfortunately, habits are not always easy to change and take time. So, the correct time to start changing your habits is before the surgery. Inadequate weight loss typically happens for two reasons: Lack of pre- and post-operative education and understanding Lack of implementation; the patients never changing/ modifying their lifestyle.

A surgery forces you to lose weight while you learn how to eat healthy. And a successful bariatric patient will know how to recognize when it is not working. We’ve laid out five simple changes that will propel your weight loss journey to success: 

1.Track your Body Composition: Body composition is essential for understanding the patient’s physiological makeup and guiding targeted therapies to enhance the success of weight management programs In less than 60 seconds, with InBody get easy-to-understand, accurate and objective measurements to evaluate health risks and monitor progress. Assess muscle-fat balance and visceral fat for comprehensive health risk assessments. Identify fluid imbalances related to inflammation or underlying disease. Monitor changes to determine efficacy of treatments and further guide health recommendations to ensure long-term success.This would go a long way in keeping obesity away. Pay attention to any change in levels.

2. What we eat; The key is recognition! Successful bariatric patients recognize bad habit creeping up and quickly address the issue. ASSESS FAT DISTRIBUTION TO TAILOR DIET PROGRAMS a diet is much more than creating a calorie deficit. It’s important to use a BMR calculator or body composition analyzer to understand how much energy your body needs. Without this information, you won’t know how much food you need to add or remove to your diet in order to achieve your goals. With this information, you’ll see quicker results and reach your goals faster If you’re not going to change your diet, then you’re not a good candidate for weight loss surgery. Eliminate the unhealthy Once you start to realize the hazards of unhealthy option over the healthy option ,there is hope for change and better outcomes. 

3.Burn the calories you eat. The secret to not gaining excess weight is burning as many calories as you consume. Maintain a healthy balance between regular exercise and a healthy diet. In simple terms, This is incredibly important. People who don’t do this often end up sabotaging their goals by setting fitness and meal plans that are at odds with each other Maintaining your calorie intake and output will help maintain a healthy body and prevent obesity. IT requires a healthy balance between MUSCLE & FAT. In order to maintain your weight and understand the changes that your body experiences over time, including your change in body fat percentage, you will need more specific values than just Fat and Fat-Free Mass, you need to compare your body fat percentage to Skeletal Muscle Mass, to: Understand increases and decreases in body fat percentage Maintain a healthy body fat percentage in respect to a healthy weight and muscle mass level Determine if your muscles are balanced

4.Health and fitness Journal. Keeping track of your health is essential to any process. Recognize trends and identify positive or negative changes in body composition helps in making it easy to raise red flags when negative changes in body composition occur, especially when they are disguised by a seemingly “positive” change of reduced body weight.

.Follow up routine After bariatric surgery, you must take care. Serious illness can result from non-compliance with your medical practitioner/ doctor guidelines. Mood, energy, and focus can also suffer from a lack of proper vitamins after bariatric surgery. Constant follow-ups and tests are required at regular intervals for your first year after surgery and annually after that.

Understanding why you do, what you do is the first step towards change. Your habits and their associated rewards may be different but a simple and step by step understanding of your body and its reactance will add on to your goals of maintaining the weight loss. Being able to recognize these habits and their change is essential to weight loss surgery success. Choosing surgery is a big decision which is interwind with your habits and lifestyle. Make those habits healthy and positive and step up your body and life to a new level.

Start today, Metabolism & Weight management with Body composition Analysis .

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