Obesity Alarm, One in 10 people in Italy is Severely overweight
Obesity is a phenomenon that is assuming epidemic proportions in our country: one in three italians is in fact overweight, While one in 10 is obese, with important different between the north, center and south. In Lazio, in Particular, IT Touches Almost 11 percent with About 350 Thousand New Cases for Year. The data are not encouraging regarding the future either: in fact, it is estimated that by 2025 the percentage of obese italians will ree to 14 percent.
The Situation Does Not Improve for Younger Segments of the Population: “In Italy, 1 in 3 school-age children is overweight or obese-Say Gianfranco Silecchia, director UOC General Surgery & Bariatric Center of Excellence IFSO-EU Sapienza University of Rome-Polo Pontino, and Vincenzo Bacci, Internist at the Rome Obesity Center in Rome-Especialy in The Center and South, There Are Many Children of Concern: In Campania, for Example, Nearly 50 percent of them are overweight or obese.”.
But what are the treatments to effecttively curb obesity? “Diet With Psychological Support And Rehabilitation is Not Always Enaughter,” Resum The Experts- For Patients With Severe Forms with the appearance of Related Complications (1.500.000 in Italy) Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Also Indicated in Adolescents, Represents The Only Effective and Long-Lasting ‘Cure’ “. According to National and European Guidelines, The Minimum Age to Undergo The Operation Is 13 Years Old and the Maximum Around 65 Years Old. AS for the Course of Treatment and Rehabilitation, they continuous, “it must be managed by a dedicated multidisciplinary team that has the skill to ‘welcome’ the obese patient and accompany him or her along the way.”.
According to Silecchia and Bacci, in Particular, There are Three Cornerstone of Effective Treatment: “First, The Multidisciplinary Evaluation that Takes Int account all Metabolic-Psychological-Nutritional Aspects; Second, The Team’s Ability to Motivate The Patient By Personizing The Treatment Program; and Third-They concludes-tHe Possibility of a center where Complex situations can be managed.”.