A country where 270 million people live below the 'poverty line', obesity seems to be a distant issue, meant for the rich kids of first world. But India is under siege: junk food, alcohol and sedentary lifestyle are leading us to silent self destruction, making one in every five Indian men and women either obese or overweight.
A study published in the noted medical journal Lancet says India is just behind US and China in this global hazard list of top 10 countries with highest number of obese people. Overweight in adults is categorized as Body Mass Index of 25 kg/m2 to 30 kg/m2 and obesity as Body Mass Index of more than 30 kg/m2. In 2014, overweight and obesity were estimated to cause 3 to 4 million deaths, 3.9 per cent of years of life lost, and 3.8 per cent of disability-adjusted life-years worldwide, the study said.
Another major life style decease is Diabetes. The number are increasing day by day. As per the government data available in India there are about 7 Cr people are diabetic. and the number is increasing very rapidly. Effects of diabetes are like heart disease and elaborate a little on dangers specifically morbidity and mortality due to it.
With lifestyle disorders forcing more and more people to reel under excess body weight, even relatively younger people are developing joint disorders and knee pain. Excessive weight is associated with a series of health problems, including blood pressure, diabetes, and cardiovascular ailments. Yet another problem is that obesity puts people at an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis.
We at Wisdom clinic deals with all sort Lifestyle related issues. We have expert team of allopathic doctors, who have experience of more than two and half decades. Based on 25 years of experience our mentor and renowned Diabetologist Dr. Nitin Patankar (MD, Medicine) has designed various diet, exercise, meditation programs to deal with this crucial issue. Wisdom Clinic is trying to prevent or modify the course of the marching diseases.