Active Women in Their 70s Beat Genetic Propensity to Obesity Active Women in Their 70s Beat Genetic Propensity to Obesity

' Our findings point to the importance of promoting and maintaining healthy behaviors particularly in older adults to maximize quality of life,'say the researchers.Medscape Medical News
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Conclusion: Diabetes was found to be a bigger cause (62.3%) of CKD than what has been reported thus far in India. At presentation association of diabetic-CKD with HT was recorded higher (78.7%) in India. Hence use of the syndrome "DHKD", (complex of diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease) is justifiable. Our study shows 54.4% of diabetic patients attending medicine OPD were uninvestigated by either physician or GP for CKD because urine albumin and serum creatinine tests were lacking. Thus, progression to CKD in many patients went unnoticed. Syndromic diagnosis of "DHKD" therefore in our view is impor...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
There is already a well-established path to countering cardiovascular disease. All it really requires is the will of individuals and society to follow it.
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Ellen R. Lubbers, Morgan V. Price, Peter J. Mohler
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“Sitting is the New Smoking” is a popular phrase coined by Dr. James Levine, director of Mayo Clinic at Arizona State University. Research confirms that his statement has merit. On average, Americans sit for 11 hours each day. Sedentary lifestyles are responsible for an estimated $24 billion in direct medical spending. Prolonged sitting and leading a sedentary life are linked to increased chances of developing serious health problems including: Obesity. Type 2 diabetes. Various types of cancers. Cardiovascular…
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WEIGHT loss supplements could help overweight or obese patients with their diet plans. Add these cheap capsules to your daily routine to lose weight and avoid weight gain.
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The purpose of the study was to assess the Venous Clinical Severity Score (VCSS) and patients ’ satisfaction after use of the second-generation Trivex (LeMaitre Vascular, Burlington, Mass), a device used for transilluminated powered phlebectomy. The group of patients selected for the procedure in our department had legs with a large number of varices, some with previous vein surgery or a p revious episode of superficial thrombophlebitis. The majority of the patients were overweight. Alternative treatments for these selected patients have suboptimal results at best.
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“Sitting is the New Smoking” is a popular phrase coined by Dr. James Levine, director of Mayo Clinic at Arizona State University. Research confirms that his statement has merit. On average, Americans sit for 11 hours each day. Sedentary lifestyles are responsible for an estimated $24 billion in direct medical spending. Prolonged sitting and leading a sedentary life are linked to increased chances of developing serious health problems including: Obesity. Type 2 diabetes. Various types of cancers. Cardiovascular…
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(University of Liverpool) New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery.
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(Duke University) With the help of a free phone app, low-income obese patients with signs of cardiovascular risk lost a clinically meaningful amount of weight, finds new research from Duke University. The study is among the first to report successful weight loss within a low-income population -- a group that suffers from skyrocketing rates of obesity but has proven hard to treat, said lead author Gary Bennett.
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This study included 14 studies on the topic which were available in full text and met the inclusion criteria.Recent FindingsThe outcomes from the included study indicated an increasing trend in overweight and obesity among Bangladeshi children, adolescents, and adults over time. The prevalence of overweight and obesity is much higher in girls than in boys among children and adolescents, and also prevalence rates are higher in females than in males in the adults. Prevalence rates of overweight and obesity are also higher in urban peoples compared to rural peoples living in Bangladesh.SummaryGlobally, overweight/obesity is c...
Source: Current Obesity Reports - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Source Type: research
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