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Journal: Pakistan Journal of Rehabilitation (Vol.2, No. 2)

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Page : 45-47

Keywords : Diabetes; Overweight; Obesity; Weight Reduction; Metabolic Syndrome; BMI;

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A case report study conducted in a tertiary care hospital to determine the effectiveness of supervised exercise diet plan along with behavioral therapy to reduce weight in the metabolic syndrome. A 54 years old obese male was selected to conduct the study that suffering from diabetes for last 10 years, hypertensive previous 13 years, knee osteoarthritis previous 8 years back and also has complaint of dyspnea as a result facing severe problems in his ADL. He was on 8 different medications when he visited a Physiotherapy OPD in a tertiary care hospital by his consultant to secure his health status. He was than enrolled in fitness program to reduce weight under supervision of a physical therapist. According to his lab reports he was highly on health risk and was going in severe depression due to the difficulty facing in his daily life. The out measures of our study was Visual Analogue scale, Exercise and diet plan with counseling sessions, after 16 weeks supervised exercise diet plan and counseling sessions we observe a marked improvement in glucose tolerance, exercise tolerance, lipid profile and hypertension. The patient was following exercise plan for 5days/week and diet plan throughout the month with a single counseling session in a week with marked reduction in medications. Our study concludes that the medically supervised weight-loss program facilitates is safe and effective in weight

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