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  1. Obesity and Overweight in Children

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    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...

  2. Obesity and Overweight in Adults

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    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...

  3. Obesity in Children

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

  4. Obesity in Adults

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

  5. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

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

  6. Diet Sheet for Oesophageal Reflux

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    Factors which increase the pressure include tight clothing, obesity, pregnancy and coughing.   Which foods and other factors are likely to trigger oesophageal reflux...

  7. Metabolic Syndrome

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    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 &...

  8. Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

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    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...

  9. Weight Loss Surgery

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

  10. Gout Diet Sheet

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    Achieve a healthy weight Obesity may be a primary consideration to reduce levels of uric acid in the blood. Insulin resistance is commonly seen in those who are obese and it may be involv...

  11. Prader-Willi Syndrome

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    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...

  12. Mediterranean Diet

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    Research has also shown that following a Mediterranean diet can reduce the chance of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, some cancers, ...

  13. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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    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...

  14. Blount's Disease

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    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 ] ...

  15. Bariatric Surgery

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

  16. Alström's Syndrome

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

  17. Cushing's Syndrome

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    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...

  18. Meralgia Paraesthetica

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

  19. Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

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    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.

  20. Gallstones

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    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...