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Obesity and overweight matters in primary care

Chambers, Ruth

Obesity and overweight matters in primary care

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Published by Radcliffe Medical in Abingdon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obesity.,
  • Obesity -- Treatment -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRuth Chambers and Gill Wakley ; with contributions from Ian Campbell, David Haslam and Peter Stott ; foreword by Ian Banks.
    ContributionsWakley, Gill., Staffordshire University.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 183p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22151094M
    ISBN 101857755146
    OCLC/WorldCa48680593

    References 1. Some medications can lead to weight gain if you don't compensate through diet or activity. Children who don't exercise much are more likely to gain weight because they don't burn as many calories. Other barriers included time constraints, lack of training, support, and options for referral, parents with obesity who are perceived to be poor role models, lack of patient motivation to change behaviors, and poor compliance with recommendations for change. Students do not get enough, or good enough, physical education.

    The options for referring a child with obesity to a weight management program are very limited. Physical complications Type 2 diabetes. There are limitations to our approach that should be considered. Print Overview Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Our study has identified multiple targets for improvement of weight management outcomes but there are some limitations that should be acknowledged.

    Other factors exist that are mostly out of our control. March The outcomes of the weight management program evaluations reported in the literature vary considerably and include health behaviors, cardiovascular disease markers, and various measures of body fatness, which hampered any meaningful estimation of what could be considered to be a successful outcome. This is especially true in an environment where high-calorie foods are always available and physical activity isn't encouraged.


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Obesity and overweight matters in primary care by Chambers, Ruth Download PDF Ebook

Children often tease or bully their overweight peers, who suffer a loss of self-esteem and an increased risk of depression as a result.

Some individuals may become overweight or obese partly because they have a genetic or biologic predisposition to gain weight Obesity and overweight matters in primary care book. In order to achieve the goal of behavior change and, ultimately, clinically meaningful weight management outcomes in a child who is considered obese, all steps in this process should ideally be completed.

Obesity management is beset with problems ranging from attitudinal to clinical and pharmacological, and the individualisation of therapy. Although the study of obesity is yielding many possibilities for treatment, the main focus remains diet especially a diet limiting fat calories and exercise, often coupled with emotional and behavioral support.

Candy and desserts also can cause weight gain, and more and more evidence points to sugary drinks, including fruit juices, as culprits in obesity in some people. Obesity can affect the way your body uses insulin to control blood sugar levels. Many of these elements of ongoing care could be supported in a primary care setting with appropriate resources.

During this visit, the doctor measures your child's height and weight and calculates his or her BMI. National data indicate that approximately 14 percent of children 6 to 11 years of age and 12 percent of adolescents 12 to 17 years of age are overweight at the 95th percentile of BMI.

There are limitations to our approach that should be considered.

Obesity in primary care: prevention, management and the paradox

Other proven determinants of obesity, such as genetic and epigenetic influences, gut microbiota and adenovirus infections, may never alter. Children who are overweight or obese might be more likely to have asthma. Scientists believe that a combination of certain genes and behavior may be needed to trigger obesity.

Wolin; Jennifer M. Complications People with obesity are more likely to develop a number of potentially serious health problems, including: Heart disease and strokes.

The simple cause is ingestion of more calories than are required for energy, Obesity and overweight matters in primary care book excess being stored in the body as fat. Gynecological and sexual problems. The lack of accessible and effective weight management programs appeared to be the most important bottleneck in the process.

Accessed March 20, Too much time spent in sedentary activities, such as watching television or playing video games, also contributes to the problem. By way of example, out of 1, Canadian children, on average will have obesity Roberts et al. But genetic and hormonal factors might play a role as well.

Comorbidities related to childhood obesity. A randomized controlled trial of two one-on-one lifestyle interventions in a weight management clinic in Edmonton, Alberta, showed modest short-term decreases in BMI-z scores of 3.

We sought to review the evidence for completing each step, and to estimate the population effect of secondary prevention of childhood obesity in Canada.

Weight loss is appropriate and should be encouraged in many patients, but individualisation of care is important so that the wrong patients do not have weight loss induced, and those who would benefit from maintaining weight are properly identified.

The Centre for Healthy Weights Shapedown BC obesity management program reports a significant change from weight gain to weight loss at the end of the program.

Obesity and overweight matters in primary care

If you don't consciously control what you eat and become more physically active as you age, you'll likely gain weight.

Reversing these trends requires changes in individual behavior and the elimination of societal barriers to healthy lifestyle choices. Related Posts :.Oct 01,  · In Scotland, 44% of men are overweight and 14% are obese, while 32% of women are overweight and 17% obese.

Obesity is associated with a 5-fold increase in the incidence of hypertension, and with a 4-fold increase in the incidence of diabetes mellitus.

Ruth Chambers and Gill Wakley’s book is therefore both useful and tjarrodbonta.com: Jose Cheng. Jan 10,  · Evidence links sleep loss to hormonal changes that could result in obesity.

This article examines the association between restricted sleep and obesity in a heterogeneous adult primary care population. Methods A total of patients from 4 primary care practices participated in this prospective study.

7 Primary Causes of Obesity

Patients completed a questionnaire Cited by: for Health Care Research and Quality for research into “Integrated Primary Care Practices and Community-based Programs to Manage Obesity.” Over a 2-year period we worked with eight primary care practices and community-based health coalitions in four rural Oregon communities to: 1.Completion of this pdf will earn the learner an Introductory Certificate of Obesity Management in Primary Care from AANP.

To earn this certificate each learner must complete a series of questions before, during and after the program.Primary care practitioners (PCPs) have been encouraged to screen all adults for obesity and to offer behavioral weight loss counseling to affected individuals.

However, there is limited research and guidance on how to provide such intervention in primary Cited by: Childhood Ebook in Primary Care: Results of a Novel Pilot Collaborative to Improve Obesity -related Risk Assessment at Well-child Visits Janice L.

Liebhart1, Victoria W. Rogers1,2, & Jeanne Lindros1 1American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight; 2Let's Go!, The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center.