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Childhood Weight, Adult Depression and . . . Bullying? Time to Connect the Dots?

Being narrow-minded affects people in a broad range of occupations, including academia. Most people working in one field don’t see what people in related field are doing. 285 more words

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The ABC’s Ask the Doctor sends mixed messages about obesity

The ABC’s Ask the Doctor sends mixed messages about obesity

… The first episode tackles Australia’s “obesity epidemic”, a term not everyone is comfortable with. For instance, … 36 more words

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Update Management of Obesity in Children


Update Management of Obesity in Children

  • Theoretically, any therapeutic interventions in the child with obesity must achieve control of weight gain and reduction in body mass index (BMI) safely and effectively and should prevent the long-term complications of obesity in childhood and adulthood.
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Signs and Symptoms Of Obesity In Children

  • Short stature or a reduced rate of linear growth in a child with obesity suggests the possibility of growth hormone deficiency, hypothyroidism, cortisol excess, pseudohypoparathyroidism, or a genetic syndrome such as Prader-Willi syndrome.
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Acute and Long-term Complications of childhood obesity

Acute complications of childhood obesity

  • Acute complications of childhood obesity include type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, accelerated growth and bone maturation, ovarian hyperandrogenism and gynecomastia, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, and pseudotumor cerebri.
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Incidence of Obesity In The World

Incidence of Obesity In The World

Obesity is the most prevalent nutritional disorder among children and adolescents in the United States. Approximately 21-24% of American children and adolescents are overweight, and another 16-18% is obese; the prevalence of obesity is highest among specific ethnic groups. 534 more words

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Etiology and Pathophysiology of Obesity in Children

Etiology and Pathophysiology of Obesity in Children
Obesity is the most prevalent nutritional disorder among children and adolescents in the United States. Approximately 21-24% of American children and adolescents are overweight, and another 16-18% is obese; the prevalence of obesity is highest among specific ethnic groups. 990 more words

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