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Childhood obesity in NYC flow chart by Kelly Moltzen Posted Sat 27 Mar 2010 12:00am I'm working on this flow chart of childhood obesity in NYC and interventions. It's a work in progress - feedback welcome! Childhood obesity in NYC flow chart Read on »
20% of America's 4 year olds are obese by rebeccasubbiah Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 12:53am http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/results.php?storyarticle=6644 In a study of 8550 children nationwide it was found that 20% of American 4 year olds are obese, thats a BMI over the 95th percentile or a BMI of 18. This sets them up for multiple health risks in later life such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol and more. Thi ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity and Psychological Development by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 8:01pm The psychological development of any child that agonizes because of childhood obesity, regardless of what causes the obesity, is likely to be negatively affected. As a pandemic of adult obesity continues to advance unabated because of modernization, urbanization, economic growth and globalization, the children of the world proportionally, and i ... Read on »
Ayurvedic approach to Overweight - Causes and effects of obesity by Jennifer D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 9:02pm Ayurveda identifies eight different types of bodies that are prone to diseases. Out of these, an obese body is described as the one afflicted with the most diseases and troubles. Ayurveda considers underweight and overweight as signs of imbalance of the vata, pitta, and kapha systems. Overweight or obesity is mostly found in people with p ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente Opens New Medical Center in Gaithersburg, MD With Dual Monitors So Patient Views Same Chart Information as Phy by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 19 Mar 2012 7:54pm This is a good size facility for sure and again as noted in the title here, patients can see the exact same information as the physician in real time whether it’s their chart or perhaps other educational information that would be relative.  There are 72 provider offices and over 350 physicians and staff members.  They are right with the dual sc ... Read on »
Weighing In: Diagnosing Childhood Obesity by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am There's no way to merely look at a child and determine whether he's obese. Doctors use specific diagnostic criteria to determine how serious a child's weight problem is and the likelihood of the child developing (or already having) weight-related health issues. Because it's always best to nip problems in the bud before they spiral out of control ... Read on »
My Struggle With Obesity. by hikerrd Posted Sat 23 Nov 2013 2:04pm Gorgeous, no? Barnes Museum, Philadelphia I must admit, I’ve been conflicted about obesity. “Why conflicted”, you may ask? “What’s to debate? If you’re fat or overweight you should get down to the normal BMI”, right? Not so fast. Diabetes and heart disease conferences bombard me with slides linking obesi ... Read on »
Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Childhood Obesity by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:59pm Yes, we hate plastics!  Not only is this evil material bad for our environment, over and over again the news reports the negative effects of plastic chemicals on our children’s health. From BPA to phthalates, plastics are to blame for a slew of health problems. Now, a long term study of girls living in Harlem has linked exposure to the chem ... Read on »
What Is Morbid Obesity and What Can Be Done? by WeightLossTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID PROVOST, MD: America is becoming overweight. It really is an epidemic. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are now overweight, over a third of us are obese. There have been even higher estimates that as many as eight million Americans are morbidly obese. KEVIN MONTGOMERY, MD: Morbid obesity is a condition where people have gained enough weig ... Read on »
UK Government Bans the word ‘Obese’ by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:30pm As reported a few weeks back, the government will start issuing letters to the parents of schoolchildren who are classed as obese. But – in a classic case of softness – the government has banned the word ‘obese’, and will instead be classed as “very overweight”. The Department of Health has been under fire for having a “prissy” a ... Read on »