Consulted Dr. Zubeda Tumbi (Dietitian/Nutritionist) for ObesityGout
I recommend the doctor
Happy with: Doctor friendlinessExplanation of the health issueTreatment satisfactionValue for money
I'm 5'11 and weighed 102kg. Tried my hand at intermittent fasting and my own version of keto where I removed all grain from my diet (wheat, rice, bread). The initial results were great. I had lost 10kg in 1 month. I was happy, with my progress but I began to develop minor joint pains. I put this down to lots of sitting in the office and computer related work. But I wasn't sure. On a hunch, I decided to consult a professional to see if the my weight loss was being done the RIGHT way.
Looked up a bunch of names on Practo, and Dr. Tumbi's name stood out because she seemed to have the most extensive experience, she was the only one with a PhD (made me feel better) but most of all, her reviews indicated that she had helped people with problems more challenging than my own.
During my first consultation, her office made sure I came with a bunchb of blood reports. I realized that my so called healthy lifestyle of intermittent fasting etc. was resulting in weight loss but I had also developed vitamin deficiencies, my LDL (good cholesterol) was way lower than it should have been. I did not yet have any chronic health related issues, but if I had kept on the same track, I would have developed these over the course of a few short years. As someone who was engaged in sports up till the age of 36 and had always been relatively strong and healthy till my weight gain - the blood reports were a wake up call. I started consulting Dr. T in Oct 2018. She got me off my intermittent fasting fad and had me eating up to 6 meals a day.Over the next 6 months I lost an additional 10 kg! I also brought all my vitamin and mineral deficiencies back to healthy levels ( and they've stayed there).
It's not just about the weight loss though. My body feels different - younger and more energetic. I've gained muscle mass. Overall I've lost 22 kgs from when I first started my journey, 12 kgs with Dr T. I've also gained muscle mass and reduced my body fat from 23.8% -10.8%. Some of my friends have told me I look 10 years younger.
None of this would have been possible without Dr. T guiding me patiently every step of the way. She has spent considerable time helping me with a diet and advice that is flexible to my lifestyle. I have recommended her to everyone who has asked me about my weight loss (and health gain) journey including my own clients at work.
None of the stuff she requests of you is easy. But it's not impossible. I realize now that I had terrible lifestyle habits that she has helped me bring them back in line.
If you are serious about making HOLISTIC improvements to your health. I can think of no one better.
Dr. T - I doff my hat to you.