obesity-related disease

obesity-related disease

Clinical nutrition Any condition linked in part to obesity–eg, cardiovascular disease, gallbladder disease–cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, gout, adverse lipid profile, ↑ post-operative complications–poor wound healing, insulin resistance, HTN, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, abnormal GI transit, colorectal CA, strokes, PE, poor wound healing, atelectasis, hepatic steatosis/fibrosis, psychologic disorders. See Obesity.
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To put it another way, about one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related disease (diabetes, stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, and on and on) is caused by drinking sugary beverages.
In their paper, the scientists wrote: "Our findings support emerging evidence that the childhood obesity epidemic may lead to substantial problems of obesity-related disease much sooner in children and young people's lives than previously expected.
9 is considered obese and a person with BMI of 40 or more, or a BMI of 35 or more with an obesity-related disease such as diabetes, heart disease or sleep apnea is considered morbidly obese.
Her four-yearold child is also overweight; she has a morbidly obese brother, and her father died of an obesity-related disease.
In July, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that the costs of treating obesity-related disease may have climbed as high as $147 billion in 2008--almost 10% of all total U.
Each fat measuring tool tells you one thing in relation to the others, and by triangulating the data a picture emerges of your overall health, fitness level, and risk of overweight or obesity-related disease.
Treating obesity-related disease in Scotland cost an estimated pounds 171million in 2001.
There is no doubt that poverty is associated with higher levels of obesity, as well as obesity-related disease, in the United States.
Daniel Perry from Alder Hey Children's Hospital in UK said, "This is the best evidence available linking this disease to childhood obesity - which makes this condition to be one of the only obesity-related disease that can cause life-long morbidity starting in childhood.
But we do think that we might be able to create a useful therapeutic using CGA that will help those at risk for obesity-related disease as they make positive lifestyle changes.
Around 20,000 people die from obesity-related disease annually, studies have shown.
The researchers noted that obesity-related disease is the second leading cause of preventable death.