Episode 46 – The Obesity Epidemic

Soma Bariatrics

Maria Ioannides, Patient Consultant at Soma Bariatrics & Founder of Opsis Medical Aesthetics is passionate about holistic care with over 15 years experience in healthcare, setting up clinics in bariatrics and aesthetics across the UK, Ireland, Gibraltar and Spain.

21% of the population are diagnosed as obese. We are exploring obesity and how bariatrics surgery can tackle this worldwide epidemic, as part of achieving a sustained weight loss plan, not to make people thin but healthy.


0.46 – Bariatrics Permanent vs Non- Permanent Surgery

3.11 –  Obesity & BMI Ranges

4.27 – Diet, Exercise & Psychological Support

6.24 – The Emotional Rollercoaster

8.43 – What Happens Before The Operation?

9.16 –  Post Operation Regrets?

11.10 – Life Changing Results

13.10 – Making Surgery A Success

14.20 – Top 3 Tips For Sustained Weight Loss

16.38 –  Getting Operation Ready

19.00 – Myth or Facts – Is Bariatrics The Easy Way Out?

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