Obesity

-In 1980, no state had more than 15 percent. Now obesity affects 40 percent of US adults. Screen Shot 2018-10-08 at 7.58.34 AM.png

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-Obesity implications: Hypertension, Diabetes, high cholesterol, cancer.

-Psychological effects: Obese children more likely to be bullied, more depression.

-Screen for obesity for every one more than 6 years old.

-Come for monthly weight loss counseling.

-Metabolic Syndrome:

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-Change your life style:

-Prediabetes: A1c is 5.7 to 6.4

-Treatment Targets: Weight reduction, increased physical activity.

USPSTF recommendations: 3500 calories is equal to 1 pound.

-There is no weight loss diet better than others.

-Weightloss Medications

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