Laying the Foundation for Obesity Assessment and Management: An Introduction to the American Academy of Pediatrics Obesity Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment Algorithm

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The objective of this review was to examine the most recent evidence on the association between nutrition, from dietary patterns to specific nutrients, and frailty, before the onset of disability, among elderly individuals.Recent findingsBased on available epidemiological studies, three meta-analyses published in 2018 have outlined a protective effect of greater adherence to a Mediterranean-type diet (MeDi) on the risk for frailty, with up to a 60% reduction in risk. Several studies focusing on particular food groups, macronutrients and micronutrients have also been published and have highlighted that a protein intake of 1...
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Abstract Obesity is commonly associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL), a benign condition characterized by hepatic lipid accumulation. However, NAFL can progress in some patients to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and then to severe liver lesions including extensive fibrosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The entire spectrum of these hepatic lesions is referred to as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The transition of simple fatty liver to NASH seems to be favored by several genetic and environmental factors. Different experimental and clinical investigations showed or suggested that o...
Source: Advances in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Adv Pharmacol Source Type: research
As awful for health as they are, having played such a huge role in childhood breakfasts, thoughts of breakfast cereals still conjure up a host of memories. Deep within the haze of my childhood memories, buried beneath recollections of nerdy high school days, a marriage gone sour, and a brother-in-law midlife crisis involving duct tape, three members of the local PTA, and a VW bus, are images of the mornings I sat with my two sisters at our kitchen table in suburban New Jersey, each of us slurping a bowl of Trix, Lucky Charms, or Fruit Loops cereal, still recovering from a late night of Bewitched and Mission Impossible. We ...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Breakfast cereal grain-free wheat belly Source Type: blogs
Authors: Patil MB, Ragav ED Abstract Introduction: Type-2 Diabetes is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by variable degrees of insulin resistance, impaired insulin secretion, and increased glucose production. Obese diabetic patients have 13.5% more chances of developing diabetic complications compared to non - obese diabetic patients. Vitamin D has found to be deficient in diabetic patient and it's role in insulin regulation. Obese females are more prone to develop diabetic complications and hypovitaminosis-D. Materials and Method: Total of 156 female diabetic patients aged 30 to 60 years who are...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
 Targeting Glycemic Level in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus to that of Normal Pregnancy would result in a better Maternal-Fetal Outcome. J Assoc Physicians India. 2019 Apr;67(4):66-70 Authors: Seshiah V, Kapur A, Balaji V, Shah SN, Das AK, Diwakar H, Banerjee S, Anjalakshi C Abstract Abstract: Women with a history of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) are at increased risk of future diabetes and related Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) as are their offspring. "Transgenerational transmission occurs". Independent of genetic risk, offspring of hyperglycaemic pregnancies are at increased risk...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2019Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical SciencesAuthor(s): Takkella Nagamma, Anjaneyulu Konuri, Chandrika D. Nayak, Sobha U. Kamath, Padmanabha E.G. Udupa, Yogendra NayakAbstractObjectiveThe present study was carried out to assess the effects of fenugreek seed extract on various biochemical and haematological parameters in high-fat diet (HFD)-fed rats.MethodsFemale Wistar rats were allocated into five groups (n = 6): 1) control rats, 2) HFD-fed control rats 3) rats fed with HFD and fenugreek (FG) seed extract at doses of 200 mg/kg/day, 300 mg/kg/day, a...
Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of the problem and other factors related to hypertension among women who are 25 years and above. Methods. A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted from September and November 2017. A multistage cluster sampling technique was used to select the study participants. The data was collected using a structured questionnaire and physical measurements adapted from "WHO STEPwise approach to chronic disease risk factor surveillance (STEPS)." Data were examined using the SPSS program IBM version 20. Descriptive statistics, including proportions, frequen...
Source: International Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int J Hypertens Source Type: research
ConclusionsLow maternal PRF could be an important target for intervention strategies, highlighting the need to consider parental responses to children's emotions in the treatment of childhood obesity, particularly in parents with low SES and high BMI.ResumenAntecedentes/ObjetivoEn las últimas décadas la prevalencia de la obesidad infantil ha aumentad, teniendo implicaciones relevantes por la salud pública, pero hay todavía poca comprensión de los factores que contribuyen a la misma. La finalidad del estudio es investigar el papel de la función reflectiva parental (PRF) en la obesid...
Source: International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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Source: The Back Letter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Conclusion: Individuals involved in child healthcare in Japan should keep in mind both the merits and drawbacks of various anthropometric indices. PMID: 31307229 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Human Biology - Category: Biology Tags: Ann Hum Biol Source Type: research
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