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Posted by: ontlametse Marope | 2010-08-18

obese

How can I reduce weight

I am 1.65m height
108 weight

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Dear Ontlametse
If you weight is 108 kg (?), then your current BMI = 39,7, which is very high. Discuss the use of Xenical with your medical dr, because it has to be prescribed by a dr. Xenical stops you from absorbing fat from the foods you eat so this automatically lowers your energy intake (each gram of fat you don't eat, saves you 37 kJ!). You should use Xenical with a very-low-fat diet to get the best results and also try to do some form of exercise (going for walks) to lose weight. If you find that this does not produce steady weightloss then you may need to consider bariatric surgery. Contact the Bariatric Centres of Excellence in regard to having a gastric bypass to assist weightloss. You can contact Jana Derksen at the Call Centre for the Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence on 0861-623-7489 or contact her at: jana@pharmacallcc.com or call her on her cell phone at: 072-373-0155 or visit their Website at www.netcare.co.za to discuss this option because you have a great deal of weight to lose (to get back to a normal BMI of 25 you would need to lose 40 kg).
Best regards
DietDoc

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Posted by: DietDoc | 2010-08-18

Dear Ontlametse
If you weight is 108 kg (?), then your current BMI = 39,7, which is very high. Discuss the use of Xenical with your medical dr, because it has to be prescribed by a dr. Xenical stops you from absorbing fat from the foods you eat so this automatically lowers your energy intake (each gram of fat you don't eat, saves you 37 kJ!). You should use Xenical with a very-low-fat diet to get the best results and also try to do some form of exercise (going for walks) to lose weight. If you find that this does not produce steady weightloss then you may need to consider bariatric surgery. Contact the Bariatric Centres of Excellence in regard to having a gastric bypass to assist weightloss. You can contact Jana Derksen at the Call Centre for the Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence on 0861-623-7489 or contact her at: jana@pharmacallcc.com or call her on her cell phone at: 072-373-0155 or visit their Website at www.netcare.co.za to discuss this option because you have a great deal of weight to lose (to get back to a normal BMI of 25 you would need to lose 40 kg).
Best regards
DietDoc

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