Entries by Nairobi Bariatric

If you want to get pregnant, a healthy weight matters

Obesity is associated with infertility in women through multiple and complex mechanisms. One of the leading causes of infertility is obesity among women of reproductive age. The prevalence of obesity and overweight is increasing rapidly making it a worldwide pandemic. Obesity has detrimental influences on all systems, including reproductive health. The prevalence of obesity in […]

Holiday Tips 2019

As the festivities are approaching, it is even easier than usual to get caught up in bad eating habits. To prepare for the holidays in the healthiest way possible, here are our top recommendations: Make room for veggies! 🥦 While there are a lot of delicious foods at the Christmas feast like cakes and roast […]

Lilian’s Story – Gastric Bypass

“I had my Gastric Bypass on the 24th of August. The surgeon was Dr. Vladimir Shchukin from Nairobi Bariatric Center. It was a good experience, since I knew him a lot has changed in my life. I came here when I was 108 kilograms and so far down the line, it’s 3 weeks now, I […]


Bariatric Surgey Vs Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes (5 Year Outcomes)

Intensive Medical Therapy versus a combination ofIntensive Medical Therapy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass orSleeve Gastrectomy in Treating Type 2 Diabetes. Randomized control trial result Type 2 Diabetes affects millions of people around the world. The rising prevalence of this Diabetes has prompted scientists to investigate the most effective treatments. A 2017 research study compared the […]


Beating the holiday bulge!

New year’s resolutions are ironically as old as time itself. Each new year brings with it hopes for yet another beginning, another chance to do better and live more holistically. We’re one week into 2018 and most people are still on track with the changes they want to make in their lives. If your resolution […]


Season's Greetings

As the year comes to a close, it is only natural to reflect on the cycle that has just ended and to look forward to what lies ahead. This year, Holistic Living has continued to make strides towards eradicating obesity and its related illnesses in Kenya. Our various activities, both inside the clinic and out […]


World Anti-Obesity Day

Since its establishment in 2015, the World Anti-Obesity Day has been marked in different countries around the world as a campaign to encourage practical actions that help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight to combat the global obesity crisis. To commemorate this day, Heart and Life together with partners including the Obesity Awareness Organization […]