Obesitology

Obesitology

Obesitology is derived from the word obesity, which indicates excess body fat. Obesitology deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of obesity and its causes, as well as the prevention and early identification of chronic diseases and conditions associated with being overweight. We await adult patients in our office.  

When a person is overweight, the body stores and excessive of fat. This is damaging to health and can lead to a variety of serious health problems. Obesity is defined as a body mass index of more than 30 kg/m2. Obesity can play a role in the development of many later diseases and conditions, including the following:

  • high blood pressure
  • type 2 diabetes
  • changes in blood fat concentration
  • coronary diseases
  • strokes
  • movement disorders
  • sleep apnea
  • diseases of the gall bladder and liver
  • problems affecting fertility and pregnancy
  • reflux diseases
  • urinary incontinence
  • varicose veins and inflammation of the veins
  • depression
  • septicemia

When should you consult an obesitologist?

  • there is a family history of obesity
  • if you wish to prevent obesity from developing in future
  • for the diagnosis of the development of obesity
  • for the treatment of obesity
  • for the diagnosis of conditions associated with obesity
  • for the treatment of conditions associated with obesity
  • to identify the causes of your weight gain
  • in the event that treatments (diets) have been unsuccessful to date
  • to establish the necessity of surgery or gastroenterological interventions
  • if you have any questions about obesity and related conditions

Our doctors:

Bajnok Éva
Endocrinologist, Internist, Obesitologist
Monday:
every 2nd week 8:00 - 14:00
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
8:00 - 13:00
Thursday:
12:00 - 14:00
Friday:
Saturday:
Variable
Custom consulting hours: