Frequently Asked Questions on Bariatric


What is bariatrics?
It is a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight and its causes, prevention and treatment.
What are bariatric devices?
Bariatric devices are devices specifically meant to accommodate obese or overweight people. They include items to may be bigger or sturdier to handle the increased weight. They may also be designed to reduce the bending necessary for certain tasks.
Do bariatric products really help?
In this society, being obese or overweight can be very difficult. Using the restroom, sleeping, even walking can be a challenge for obese or overweight people. That's why bariatric devices make such a difference in overweight or obese people's lives.
What is bariatric surgery?
Bariatric surgery is a treatment option for people living with morbid obesity - especially for those who have not experienced long-term weight loss success through other means. Often referred to as weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery has transformed the health and lives of more than 800,000 people in the past six years.
How does bariatric surgery promote weight loss?
Bariatric surgery alters the digestive process. This operation promotes weight loss by closing off a part of the stomach to make it smaller. It combines this stomach restriction with a partial bypass of the small intestine. This procedure creates a direct connection from the stomach to the lower segment of the small intestine, literally bypassing portions of the digestive tract that absorb calories and nutrients.
How can I move a bariatric person from bed to bath and back again?
You cannot move a bariatric person around without the help of an equipment. For example, when moving him from bed to bath and back, you will need the help of a transfer lift or trapeze. HPfy carries a variety of these products to help move a bariatric products. There are heavy-duty power lifts and trapeze. They are sturdy and safe and easy to assemble and disassemble for neat storage.
What are the different types of beds and mattresses available that would help a bariatric person?
Specific-purpose beds and mattresses are available that can give bariatric people a good night's sleep. These are designed keeping their comfort and safety in mind. HPfy can give you a good range of these products: beds both semi and fully electric with a capacity of 1000lbs; and mattresses which are low air loss, alternating pressure reduction with similar weight capacity.