Australian Patient Weighing 201 kgs Underwent Successful Surgery for Diabetes at Aastha Health Care

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Diabetes News
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MUMBAI, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Denver Smith, a 42yrs old male and an Australian

national, suffering from severe obesity, chose Aastha Health Care for his treatment. He underwent successful bariatric surgery under Dr Manish Motwani, Obesity Surgeon at Aastha Health Care.



Obesity is in the phase of a global endemic and is the root cause of diabetes in such patients. Almost 70% of diabetics are obese and this cannot be a mere coincidence. Most importantly, as obesity decreases, there is tremendous response to diabetes.

Denver was weighing 201kgs and was troubled because of his morbid obesity. He was an uncontrolled diabetic on insulin with a strong family history of diabetes and heart diseases. Denver was also down with severe knee pain and had difficulty to walk. He had started getting severe breathlessness on walking.

"Bariatric Surgery, turns out to be the best bet for treatment of Diabetes in more than 95% of patients. India in general and Mumbai in particular is considered to be one of the best destinations for Medial tourism where Bariatric Surgery is performed with best equipment, economical charges without compromise on quality," says Dr Manish Motwani from 'Aastha Health Care'.

India's medical tourism sector is expected to experience an annual growth rate of 30% by 2020. An estimated 150,000 patients travel to India for low-priced healthcare procedures every year. Dr Motwani futher said, "On an average we consult approx. 15-20 international patients every month in the specialty of Bariatric surgery and operate at least 7-8 patients for the same."

"Denver has undergone Mini Gastric Bypass, which is considered as surgery for diabetes in obese patients. He would come down to approx 90-100 kgs in a year's time. We are pretty confident that he would get rid of his diabetes and also the excess weight. Life would be worth living, then," said Dr Manish Motwani.

"With the expanding expertise and the personalised service available in medium sized hospitals like 'Aastha Health Care', patients can get Bariatric surgeries done at 60% the cost of corporate hospitals with no compromise in level of care," says Dr Manish Motwani.

About 'Aastha Health Care' 

'Aastha Health Care' is a specialised centre for Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery) at Mulund, Mumbai. With an experience of more than 15 years in Bariatric Surgery, this centre has become one of the leading centres in the country doing pioneering work in the field of obesity and obesity surgery. It is also a leading centre for medical tourism, patients from across the globe come to India for weight loss surgery.

This article is written by Twinkle Haria Chief Nutritionist at 'Aastha Health Care' under the guidance of Bariatric Surgeon Dr Manish Motwani.

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