“Science is NOT infallible!” teaches the COVID 19
The men practising the science of medicine are an esoteric lot who commanded a lot of respect. Till recently. And then the virus struck! And it showed the world the true picture. It exposed the weaknesses of the white coat industry. The public at large now sees us as a vulnerable lot, frequently not at the top of things, experimental and perhaps a failing mess. A few may even have been disappointed at
Every Life is Precious!
This is a story of a 130 kgs guy who stayed in his bed for a couple years, had broken sleep at night because of his sleep apnea and had a clot in his legs and lungs in he past that needed prolonged treatment. He was living with a huge hernia for the past decade the surgery of which he kept denying. Not because he was afraid but because he
SURGERY FOR DIABETES – where are we now?
Obesity has grown at a rapid pace in the last few decades. While diet and activity remains the mainstay treatment, the efficacy of this modality for morbid obesity is very low. Bariatric surgery has proven to be the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. This produces significant and durable weight loss. Further, it leads to significant resolution, remission, or improvement of obesity related diseases such as diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, sleep