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Department of Health | Welcome to the Obesity Guidelines …

Oct, 13th 2018 3:43 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

In Australia, more than 60% of adults and around 25% of children are classified as being overweight or obese. To assist in improving the health outcomes of those who are overweight or obese, the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing funded the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to review and update the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, Adolescents and Children in Australia Continue reading

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Growth hormone deficiency – Wikipedia

Oct, 5th 2018 2:42 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Growth hormone deficiencySynonymsPituitary dwarfismGrowth hormoneSpecialtyEndocrinologySymptomsShort height[1]ComplicationsLow blood sugar, high cholesterol levels, poor bone density[1][2]TypesCongenital, acquired[1]CausesNot enough growth hormone[3]Risk factorsGenetics, trauma, infections, tumors, radiation therapy[2]Diagnostic methodBlood tests for growth hormone[2]Differential diagnosisSmall for gestational age, Turner syndrome, Noonan syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome[2]TreatmentGrowth hormone replacement[1]FrequencyUnclear[2] Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a medical condition due to not enough growth hormone (GH).[3] Generally the most noticeable symptom is a short height.[1] In newborns there may be low blood sugar or a small penis.[2] In adults there may be decreased muscle mass, high cholesterol levels, or poor bone density.[1] GHD can be present at birth or develop later in life.[1] Causes may include genetics, trauma, infections, tumors, or radiation therapy.[2] Genes that may be involved include GH1, GHRHR, or BTK.[3] In a third of cases no cause is apparent.[2] The underlying mechanism generally involves problems with the pituitary gland.[2] Some cases are associated with a lack of other pituitary hormones, in which case it is known as combined pituitary hormone deficiency.[4] Diagnosis involves blood tests to measure growth hormone levels.[2] Treatment is by growth hormone replacement.[1] The frequency of the condition is unclear.[2] Most cases are initially noticed in children.[1] The genetic forms are estimated to affect about 1 in 7,000 people.[3] Most types occur equally in males and females though males are more often diagnosed.[2] Severe prenatal deficiency of GH, as occurs in congenital hypopituitarism, has little effect on fetal growth. However, prenatal and congenital deficiency can reduce the size of a male’s penis, especially when gonadotropins are also deficient. Continue reading

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Obesity management – Metropol

Sep, 29th 2018 10:44 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Summary Obesity management (OM) focuses on practicing and applying tools in relation to how the individual can manage the causes and symptoms of overweight/obesity using health coaching, physical activity and nutrition. Obesity is a major global challenge. Continue reading

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Global obesity management market insights shared in …

Sep, 29th 2018 10:44 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

The global obesity management market is estimated to be $XX billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $+XX billion by 2023 growing at a CAGR +6.2% during the forecast period. Management of obesity can include lifestyle changes, medications, or surgery. The main treatment for obesity consists of dieting and physical exercise. Continue reading

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Overweight Healthcare Professionals | Obesity and Weight …

Sep, 29th 2018 10:44 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Obesity Stigma Obesity is a commonly stigmatised condition that is frequently reported to elicit emotions such as disgust, anger and blame. To stigmatise an individual is to mark the bearer with a perceived lower social value based on their physical appearance or an unfavourable character trait. Continue reading

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Obesity Causes, Treatment & BMI – MedicineNet

Sep, 26th 2018 2:43 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

What is the role of medication in the treatment of obesity? Medication treatment of obesity should be used only in patients who have health risks related to obesity. Medications should be used in patients with a BMI greater than 30 or in those with a BMI of greater than 27 who have other medical conditions (such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol) that put them at risk for developing heart disease. Continue reading

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Obesity Management – Dog Food – Royal Canin

Jul, 13th 2018 7:45 pm, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Description + HIGH PROTEINHigh in protein content to help maintain muscle mass throughout the weight loss period. NUTRIENTS BALANCEEnriched with nutrients, minerals and vitamins to avoid nutritional deficiencies when calorie intake is restricted. Continue reading

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Final Recommendation Statement: Obesity in Adults …

Jul, 8th 2018 9:44 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Burden of Disease Since 1976 to 1980, the prevalence of obesity and overweight in the United States have increased by 134% and 48%, respectively.2 In 2007 to 2008, 40% of men and 28% of women in the United States were overweight and 32% of men and 36% of women were obese. The prevalence of obesity exceeds 30% in most age- and sex-specific groups, with approximately 1 in 20 Americans having a BMI greater than 40 kg/m2.3 Depending on age and race, obesity has been shown to be associated with a 6- to 20-year decrease in life expectancy. Continue reading

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Obesity Management Market 2018 Global Trends, Share …

Jul, 1st 2018 10:43 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

iCrowdNewswire – Jun 27, 2018 Obesity Management Market 2018 Wiseguyreports.Com AddsObesity Management Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025To Its Research Database. Description: This report studies the global Obesity Management market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape and growth opportunity. Continue reading

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Primary Care Obesity Management Certificate Program – AAPA

Jun, 23rd 2018 5:43 am, Article Recommended by Dr. J. Smith

Over the last decade, Integrated Learning Partners (ILP) has successfully pioneered innovative, team-based training, continuing medical education and patient engagement solutions that have significantly improved clinical and professional competencies, empowered patients and caregivers, and maximized patient health outcomes. Our seasoned consultants work side-by-side with health systems and medical association leaders, providers, staff, patients, and caregivers to design and implement evidence-based methods with unconventional approaches to advance clinical care and treatment decision-making Continue reading

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