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    Obesity and Overweight in Children Conditions

    Obesity and Overweight in Children, The rapid rise in obesity seen since the 1970s has been called the obesity epidemic. The increase in obesity seems to be flatten...

    Obesity and Overweight in Adults Conditions

    Obesity and Overweight in Adults, How common are obesity and overweight? Obesity and overweight are common. According to 2012 government reports, in England: 24 out...

    Obesity in Adults Professional

    Obesity in Adults, There are several facets to the problem of obesity: The prevention of obesity. The correction of obesity. The population-based approa...

    Obesity in Children Professional

    Obesity in Children, Pathological processes (see 'Complications', below) start early in life and are accelerated by obesity. See also separate articles Obesity in A...

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Professional

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome, Synonym: Pickwick syndrome The classic features of obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) are obesity and daytime hypercapnia. [ 1 ]...

    Metabolic Syndrome Professional

    Weight loss Weight reduction is important for those with abdominal obesity and the metabolic syndrome. See also separate  Obesity in Adults and Obesity in Children &...

    Weight Loss Surgery Conditions

    Newer operations for obesity are also being developed. They include a type of surgery called 'primary obesity surgery endolumenal' (POSE). , overweight obesity baria...

    Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Professional

    Visual acuity is decreased to begin with along with impaired colour vision and decreases progressively. Obesity - with an estimated incidence of 72-92%, obesity begins early in ch...

    Cardiovascular Disease (Atheroma) Conditions

    Lack of physical activity . Obesity . An unhealthy diet and eating too much salt . Excess alcohol . Treatable or partly treatable risk factors: High blood pressure ...

    Summary Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment Mediterranean Diet

    Prader-Willi Syndrome Professional

    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a complex genetic disorder characterised by hypotonia and developmental delay as an infant and obesity, learning disability and behavioural problems (especially...

    Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Conditions

    The risk factors for developing NAFLD include: Obesity. Most people with NAFLD are obese or overweight . However, the relationship between body fat and NAFLD, and factors that determin...

    Blount's Disease Professional

    Prognosis Bracing is usually unsuccessful in girls and in those with obesity. If treatment is successful there is usually no residual disability or cosmetic abnormality. [ 4 ] ...

    Bariatric Surgery Professional

    For more general information regarding obesity and its management, see separate articles Obesity in Adults and Obesity in Children . , overweight obesity bari...

    Alström's Syndrome Professional

    Alström's syndrome is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by progressive cone-rod dystrophy leading to blindness , sensorineural hearing loss, childhood obesity ...

    Cushing's Syndrome Conditions

    For example, although most people with Cushing's syndrome have obesity, most people with obesity do not have Cushing's syndrome. Likewise, high blood pressure is common but C...

    Meralgia Paraesthetica Conditions

    Risk factors include obesity, pregnancy and ascites. Ascites is the term used for a tense swelling of the tummy (abdomen) due to fluid.

    Gallstones and Bile Conditions

    The risk of forming gallstones increases with pregnancy, obesity, rapid weight loss, having a close relative with gallstones, diabetes and if you take certain medicines such as the contracept...

    Eat More Fruit and Vegetables Conditions

    You have a lower chance of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes . Fruit and vegetables also: Contain lots of fibre which helps to keep your bowels healthy.

    Laurence-Moon Syndrome Professional

    Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome and Laurence-Moon-Biedl-Bardet syndrome are no longer considered valid terms, because the patients of Laurence and Moon had paraplegia, but no polydactyly or obesity...

    Centile Charts and Assessing Growth Professional

    Using the new charts, normal UK infants risk being diagnosed as being on a trajectory towards childhood obesity. National estimates of obesity will have to be recalculated for previo...

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