A 37-year-old French national, with a body mass index of 35 underwent Ellipse Gastric Balloon procedure to control hypertension
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Saturday 21 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]
One hundred obese or overweight individuals in the UAE have taken advantage of the new Ellipse Gastric Balloon to lose weight and to decrease its associated medical conditions, according to Dr Wael Dahhan at Emirates Hospital.
“Obesity and being overweight is a major public health problem surrounding people in the Middle East. It can cause a wide range of illnesses, with diabetes being the most common. In addition, it can also lead to high blood sugar, high cholesterol, heart diseases, and strokes which are closely related to obesity. Factors such as genetics, lack of exercise and poor diet are all leading causes of weight gain which can also lead to serious consequences. As such, patients who suffer from weight issues have a good option to insert the Ellip
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