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  • glucose
  • Circulating ghrelin, peptide YY, and glucose were measured after fasting and at multiple time points postprandially following a standardized breakfast meal. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • adult
  • The mutually adjusted relative risk of adult MetS was 3.00 (95% confidence interval: 1.85-4.89) for children in the highest (vs lowest) third of waist circumference and 0.64 (95% confidence interval: 0.43-0.96) for children with high (vs low) cardiorespiratory fitness. (ovid.com)
  • The following Clinical Reference Document provides the evidence to support the Adult Obesity Time Tool . (acpm.org)
  • Between 1986 and 2000 the rate of severe obesity went from about 1 in 200 adult Americans to 1 in 50, and the rate of a BMI of 50 or greater went from about 1 in 2000 to 1 in 400. (acpm.org)
  • rise
  • We've seen this 30-year rise in overweight and obesity rates, and we've seen a more significant increase in the baby boom population. (sacbee.com)
  • The three-decade, nationwide rise in obesity has resulted in $150 billion a year in obesity-related health care costs, according to the CDC, and researchers say that figure is projected to more than double to $344 billion before the end of the decade. (sacbee.com)
  • the prevalence of obesity more than doubled, from 13% to 32%, with most of this rise occurring since 1980. (acpm.org)
  • genes
  • Other factors that may affect your weight include your genes (obesity tends to run in families), 5,6 your metabolism (how your body processes food), 7 and your age (your metabolism slows down as you get older). (hearthealthywomen.org)
  • This will provide researchers in the biomedical field with the necessary tools to define preventive measures and treatment of disease by examining variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle of each patient. (blogspot.com)
  • risks
  • Most of the data on the risks of obesity are from long-term epidemiologic studies that, while clearly compelling, are not as clear cut as was the case for tobacco smoking. (acpm.org)
  • deposition
  • Increased local fat deposition presumably compromises airway space, while abdominal obesity reduces lung volume and therefore caudal traction on the pharynx. (bmj.com)
  • health
  • Body mass index (BMI) and body surface area (BSA) are two measures used frequently in health care, however, they are not well understood. (nursingcenter.com)
  • For the time being, the boomers are aging into obesity-related illnesses, which will translate into a cost crisis for health care and Medicare. (sacbee.com)
  • Its new obesity findings highlight a host of troubling health outcomes for baby boomers. (sacbee.com)
  • Although the BMI is the most widely used tool to measure the health effects of weight, it does have limitations. (hearthealthywomen.org)
  • Many different tools have been developed to attempt to measure where a woman carries her body fat and predict her risk of health problems caused by extra fat. (hearthealthywomen.org)
  • Obesity is an increasingly important health problem worldwide including the developing countries. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • In India, obesity is emerging as an important health problem particularly in urban areas. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • Therefore, this marked increase in obesity has enormous public health implications. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has issued the Standard Treatment Guidelines for Obesity. (medicaldialogues.in)
  • It is important to address this issue from a young age, in order to avoid the health and social consequences of obesity later in life. (bpac.org.nz)
  • Talking about weight can be difficult, however, obesity is one of the most significant preventable health problems in New Zealand, and clinicians have a duty of care to discuss it with patients, as with any other health issue. (bpac.org.nz)
  • Obesity is primarily associated with an increased health risk. (fhi.no)
  • Data on overweight and obesity in Norway are collected from different studies, including the Child Growth Study (8-9 year olds), Health Studies in Nord-Trøndelag (adolescents and adults), Tromsø Health Studies (adolescents and adults), National Service Centre (young adults) and the SAMINOR health study. (fhi.no)
  • However, in the last decade, it appears that the percentage of schoolchildren with overweight and obesity has not changed much, see Figure 1a and b, which shows figures from the Child Growth Study at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. (fhi.no)
  • Measured weight/height from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2012 waves was used to calculate body mass index (BMI) and prevalence measures. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Obesity is a major public health concern, caused by a combination of increased consumption of energy-dense foods and reduced physical activity, with contributions from host genetics, environment, and adipose tissue inflammation. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • risk factors
  • 1 Obesity is unique among other major risk factors (eg, age, male gender, postmenopausal status, craniofacial morphology) in that it is reversible and therefore represents a target for treatment. (bmj.com)
  • Outcome
  • Outcome measure Pain intensity was assessed with visual analogue scale and dichotomised at the highest tertile (cut-point 60). (bmj.com)
  • researchers
  • While there are other measures of obesity, including abdominal fat and waist circumference, researchers generally define it according to body mass index, or BMI. (sacbee.com)
  • The researchers measured blood levels of a liver enzyme called ALT - elevated ALT is a marker for liver damage and can occur in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and other conditions that affect the liver - in 635 children. (siasat.com)
  • Prevention
  • Despite the availability of guidelines 1 and articles recommending strategies for managing obesity, the successful prevention and treatment of this condition remains an unmet goal in most clinical practices. (cmaj.ca)
  • chronic diseases
  • When the costs associated with 18 chronic diseases linked to obesity are factored into the estimate, this cost increases to almost $7.1 billion. (cmaj.ca)
  • affects
  • 2 The burden of excess weight affects certain races more than others: obesity is most common in African American women, followed by Hispanic and white women, with a lower rate in Asians. (hearthealthywomen.org)
  • Obesity affects nearly one in five children and is associated with increased risk of premature death. (biomedcentral.com)
  • adolescents
  • 6 In older adolescents and adults, management should become increasingly more stringent, as the likelihood of complications from obesity increases with age. (bpac.org.nz)