Monday, May 12, 2014

nLIGHTEN Club - South Gujarat 1st Obesity Patient Support group meeting. Gujarat Guardian coverage

Gujarat Guardian is one of the Gujarati leading newspaper which carried our nLIGHTEN group's news. It says that as now the Govt of India too have recognized, Bariatric surgery not only reduces weight but also is helpful in diabetes, blood pressure control. Thus its is now covered in CGHS scheme for central govt employees. Some other Health Insurances companies have too started reimbursement for bariatric surgery.

1st Obesity Patient support club "nLIGHTEN" in south gujarat meeting was duely covered by the press.
The intention is to invite patients to share their doubts, difficulties and experience in dealing with their weight in day to day life. The patient are nlighted about the hazards of obesity and are encouraged and motivated to fight this menace. We had 11 families of our patients, 2 patients operated at Indore and one in Mumbai. Overall 80 people were there in audience.

We have received a tremendous response from patients after reading this newspaper articles and our phone lines are flooded with calls.

We invite patient operated elsewhere too, to attend this nLIGHTEN club meeting.  Please call 99099 66056 or 0261 2733660 for more information.

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