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Can Diabetics Undergo Tummy Tuck or Liposuction Treatment?

Liposuction is known as a surgical procedure in which fat cells are sucked out of a specific area of the body. This is done using a straw-like instrument and a vacuum. It needs to be noted that only a certain amount of fat can be safely removed by the Liposuction treatment.  And, the surgical procedure is meant to be strictly cosmetic. At present, it is not recommended as a treatment for obesity or diabetes and weight gain after the procedure is possible.

Research on whether liposuction is safe or not for diabetics can be confusing. This is because there are conflicting recommendations. Diabetes is listed as an outright contraindication for Liposuction surgery in Hyderabad. This suggests that it’s considered too dangerous for patients with diabetes. Although in practice medical professionals consider liposuction to be safe for diabetics, in case if certain conditions are met.

If you are suffering from diabetes and want this procedure, there are several safety concerns you should be aware of. You need to note that any surgical procedure has higher risks for people with diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that increases the risk of post-operative infection and slows down the healing time. Furthermore, blood sugar levels may be quite difficult to control in the post-operative period. It is possible that the blood sugar levels can be impacted by nausea and vomiting that often follows by general anesthesia and the lack of activity during the recovery period after liposuction.

Certain medical professionals consider people with well-controlled diabetes who haven’t experienced kidney problems as suitable candidates for liposuction. Surgeons work responsibly with the diabetics to help keep the Liposuction treatment as safe as possible.

These days there is a less invasive option that may be a good alternative for some diabetics. It is a relatively new procedure called smart lipo. To perform this procedure, a laser is used to break down fat cells underneath the skin. The liquidated fat is drained through a minute incision. It may not require general anesthesia. Moreover, the recovery times are minimal when compared with those of traditional liposuction.

Smart lipo medical procedure may be a good option for people with diabetes who are concerned about surgery or whose diabetes is less controlled.

Liposuction is typically only recommended for people who have already tried to change the appearance of target areas with diet and exercise irrespective of being diabetic or not. Lifestyle changes such as sticking to the Liposuction Recovery Diet are the most effective and long-lasting way to make changes to the contours of your body.

Summing up:-

Liposuction is a surgical procedure typically only recommended to target excess fat in stubborn areas that don’t respond to exercise or diet. If you have diabetes but still wish to go for Liposuction treatment, the best thing you can do for your health is to work with a doctor to get your blood sugar under control.  In case, you have any questions about diabetes or whether or not you are a good candidate for liposuction, please consult with your doctor

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