Tag: Obesity

Generally, obesity is the accumulation of fatty deposits build up inside a person’s body. This occurs when the tissues become excessive fat. Worse, obesity may interfere with and injure organs and eventually cause serious health problems. Being overweight is associated with a higher risk if you have a medical problem such as diabetes and heart disease.

Obesity

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Is Obesity a Disease?
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Introduction: Obesity is Not a disease- Michel Tanner AMA Declares Obesity a Disease- Liz Neporent John Pollina One of the most controversial issues related to the health field is obesity. Obesity affe... Last modified: 4th Jun 2020

Health and Social Impacts of Obesity
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Introduction: Introduction Today, we have two groups of people, young people who are struggling with obesity and others who do not care. We are in a time where being obese can be detrimental to good health and for ... Last modified: 1st Jun 2020

Health Problem: Child Obesity in Canada
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Introduction: Health Problem: Child Obesity in Canada Needs Assessment and Rationale An excessive accumulation of body fats causes childhood obesity over time due to positive energy balance. Therefore, the conditio... Last modified: 1st Jun 2020

World Awareness of Pathological Conditions: Obesity
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Introduction: Abstract Obesity being a non -communicable disease has a big impact on many things. It is a battle that has affected so many and a fight that is still being fought for many years in the past and the o... Last modified: 29th May 2020

Examining the Need for Obesity Prevention Programs in Schools
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Introduction: Results  A phenomenological study was conducted to explore the need for a school-based obesity prevention program in rural elementary schools by principals. The face-to-face interviews were vari... Last modified: 29th May 2020

The Effect of Television Watching on Obesity
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Introduction: Abstract This study looks to further the theory that too much time spent sedentary or watching television will lead to a higher rate of obesity and type 2 diabetes.  Participants in this study will b... Last modified: 20th May 2020

Health Promotion Case Study of Patient with Coronary Heart Disease
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Introduction: Introduction Throughout this assignment I have chosen to discuss a patient I have previously cared for during my placement on a cardiology ward. The patient which I will be writing about was diagnosed... Last modified: 14th May 2020

Effects of Physical Inactivity on State Diabetes Rates
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Introduction: Introduction Diabetes is an issue that continues to grow and plague the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in 2015 (ADA 2015... Last modified: 14th May 2020

Critical Thinking Skills in Patient Diagnosis and Care
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Introduction: Case Study: Mrs. Wong The basis of this paper is to enhance critical thinking skills when it comes to diagnosis and plan of care for Mrs. Wong by utilizing the information in the case study to formula... Last modified: 7th May 2020

A Case Study of Change: Obesity
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Introduction: Obesity in primary care has become an increasingly common problem. Like any other medical condition overweight and obese patients should have access to appropriate treatment and care using a delicate,... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Risks of overweight and obesity
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Introduction: Question What are the known health risks of overweight and obesity? Answer It is well documented that an increasing prevalence of obesity will lead to a significant strain on healthcare services globa... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patients who blame their difficulties losing weight on their genes
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Introduction: Question What should nurses tell patients who blame their difficulties losing weight on their genes? Answer A recent article in The Daily Telegraph (Knapton, 2016) summarises the findings of a study p... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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Introduction: Diabetes and obesity have been highest in the most serious threats in world’s health. Diabetes is now one of the serious chronic diseases which have affected many of the Australians as it is... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Promoting Health and Well-being in Nursing: Obesity
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Introduction: The aim of this essay is to clarify and explain role of professional nurse in relation to the public health issue of obesity. This essay will explore the different concepts, such us legal and ethical,... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Reducing Childhood Obesity: Health Promotion or CBT
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Introduction: NuRS21010 Understanding Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Concept Terms Boolean Operator Hits Population: Childhood Childhood, young people, children, child, youth. (Childhood obesity... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Can breastfeeding Prevent Childhood Obesity
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Introduction: Can breastfeeding in the first six months prevent childhood obesity? ‘Obesity’ is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of ≥25kg/m2 (World Health Organisation 2015). In the past decade, thr... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Promotion Strategies for Obesity
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Introduction: Introduction Australian Health Ministers have identified obesity as an area of National Health Priority Area as evidenced and supported by Durand 2007 “reversing the obesity epidemic is an urgent pr... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Models of Health for Obesity Intervention
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Introduction: Introduction Public health has been a topic of government debates. It is an increasing issue that is provoking a lot of publicity. Strategies are being implemented as well as policies in order to tac... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effects of Obesity on Pregnancy
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Introduction:  In 2015-2016, the CDC found 71.6% of the American adult population exceed healthy weight standards. More of the population was considered obese at 39.3% compared to 31.8% for the overweight... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Public Health Obesity And Nhs Health And Social Care Essay
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Introduction: When the NHS was established in 1948, one of its founding principles was that it should improve health and prevent disease as well as providing treatment for those who are ill. In November 2004, the g... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Obesity And Bariatric Surgery Health And Social Care Essay
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Introduction: Abstract Obesity is rapidly becoming the world’s largest health issue with no sign’s of moderating (National Health Service (NHS), 2007). Not only does obesity have significant human cost ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020