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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Weight Loss | Johns Hopkins …


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

What is medical nutrition therapy for weight loss? Medical nutrition therapy is a type of treatment for people who are overweight Continue reading

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Obesity on the rise among reception-aged children in England, statistics show – Yahoo Sports


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

Statistics have revealed obesity is on the rise among reception-aged children in England. NHS Digital data shows 9.9% of youngsters aged four to five were carrying a dangerous amount of weight in 2019/20, up from 9.7% in 2018/19 Continue reading

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Obesity increasing in U.S. adults, CDC report finds – Reading Eagle


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

Obesity, a risk factor for severe effects of COVID-19, continues to become more common, according to data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Continue reading

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Experience of Patients with Obesity in Contacts with Medical Professio | PPA – Dove Medical Press


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

Krzysztof Sobczak, 1 Katarzyna Leoniuk, 1 Agata Rudnik 2 1Department of Sociology of Medicine & Social Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland; 2Institute of Psychology, University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland Correspondence: Krzysztof SobczakMedical University of Gdansk, Department of Sociology of Medicine & Social Pathology, Tuwima 15, 80-210, Gdask, PolandTel +48 58 349 12 16Fax +48 58 349 12 49Email krzysztof.sobczak@gumed.edu.pl We would like to thank you for your interest in our article and the opportunity torespond to the issues raised in the comments by Ikotun et al. 1 Quantitative research methods are used, inter alia, to recognize the frequency of thephenomenon presented in the study. Continue reading

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Weight Reduction Surgery Associated With Reduced Risk of Second Heart Attack in Obese Patients – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

In severely obese patients with previous myocardial infarction (MI), metabolic surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy) was associated with a lower risk of heart attack and new onset heart failure, according to study results published in Circulation. Not only are obese individuals nearly 6 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes (T2D), severe obesity now puts those with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at a high risk of death Continue reading

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Both partners’ BMI in couples hoping to conceive has an effect on time to pregnancy – ESHRE


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

While evidence is strong that high BMI has an adverse effect on female fertility, little is known of how abnormal pre-pregnancy BMIs in women and men are associated with time to pregnancy. A large cohort study from China suggests that management of couples pre-pregnancy BMI might improve their fertility. Continue reading

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NICE recommends new treatment option for adults with obesity and non-diabetic hyperglycaemia who have a high risk of cardiovascular disease – NICE


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

NICE has today recommended a new treatment option for those adults managing obesity and non-diabetic hyperglycaemia alongside a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity. Liraglutide (also known as Saxenda and made by Novo Nordisk) will be offered to adults with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia who have a body mass index (BMI) of at least 35 kg per m2and have a high risk of cardiovascular disease because of risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels. The pre-filled injection pens will be prescribed in secondary care, by a specialist multidisciplinary tier 3 weight management service Continue reading

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More than one in five Year 6 children in Bedford are obese – Bedford Today


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

More than one in five children in Bedford are finishing primary school obese, new figures reveal. The Royal College of GPs said access to healthy food "should be a right and not a privilege," as a study found children in the most deprived areas of England are more than twice as likely to be obese than those in the least deprived. NHS Digital figures show 20.6 per cent of Year 6 pupils in Bedford in 2019-20 were obese, of which 4.3 per cent were severely obese, with a body mass index (BMI) in the top 0.4 per cent for a child's age and sex Continue reading

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Almost one in five Year 6 children in Bracknell Forest are obese – Bracknell News


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 10:59 am

Almost one in five children in Bracknell Forest are finishing primary school obese, new figures reveal. The Royal College of GPs said access to healthy food "should be a right and not a privilege," as a study found children in the most deprived areas of England are more than twice as likely to be obese than those in the least deprived. ALSO READ: 'I should be allowed to stand': 'Tree' begs housing developer not to chop it down NHS Digital figures show 18.7% of Year 6 pupils in Bracknell Forest in 2019-20 were obese, of which 3.4% were severely obese, with a body mass index (BMI) in the top 0.4% for a child's age and sex. Continue reading

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Income-related inequities of adult obesity and central obesity in China: evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey 1997-2011. – DocWire News


Posted: November 3, 2020 at 10:59 am

This article was originally published here Income-related inequities of adult obesity and central obesity in China: evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey 1997-2011. Continue reading

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