- Obesity registers. Agarwal, Gina // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;1/2/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p65
A letter to the editor is presented about the need for obesity register in Canada.
- Scholarly Perspectives on Obesity among Black Women. Johnson, Portia; Wesley, Yvonne // ABNF Journal;Summer2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p46
There are a disproportionate number of Black women who are either overweight or obese. Health professionals who are overweight or obese were found to have less confidence in weight management practice. Studies show that overweight and obese nurses avoid the topic of obesity with their overweight...
- Obesity research based on the Copenhagen School Health Records Register. Baker, Jennifer L.; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A. // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Jul2011 Supplement, Vol. 39 Issue s7, p196
Introduction: To summarise key findings from research performed using data from the Copenhagen School Health Records Register over the last 30 years with a main focus on obesity-related research. The register contains computerised anthropometric information on 372,636 schoolchildren from the...
- Ethnic differences in being overweight and obesity among male military conscripts born in Sweden between 1973 and 1975. Oldenburg, C.E. Michael; Cotten-Oldenburg, Niki U.; Rasmussen, Finn // European Journal of Public Health;Jun1999, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p146
Examines ethnic differences in being overweight and obesity among 18 year old males in Sweden. Record linkage between the Medical Birth Register and the Register of the Total Population in Sweden; Risks of being overweight and obese among the sons of immigrants from Finland and former Eastern...
- The Impact of Obesity on Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection. Alhomoud, Hana // World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery;Sep-Dec2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p144
Purpose: A review article to assess the impact of obesity on laparoscopic colorectal resection. Materials and methods: Relevant papers were searched using Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials Clinical Trial. Government, National Research Register, by using the...
- Interventions: The (motivated, compliant) tortoise wins the race. // Patient Care;11/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p165
Presents tips for physicians and dietitian in the United States in dealing with obesity. Setting of realistic goals; Normalizing the eating pattern; Enlisting the aid of a registered dietitian; Recitation of the exercise mantra; Consideration of drug therapy for some. INSETS: Taking stock of a...
- GPs urged to screen and manage patients' obesity. Robinson, Stephen // GP: General Practitioner;6/10/2011, p14
The article reports that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has urged general practitioners (GPs) to offer weight management advice to the patients suffering from obesity in Great Britain. According to David Haslam, chairman the Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF)...
- a low-fad diet. Engelsman-Robins, Charmaine // Sarasota Magazine;Apr2000, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p179
Presents an interview with registered dietitian Grace Lee on the benefits of a nutritious diet. Statistics on prevalence of obesity in the United States; Details of diet trends; Physiological effects of ephedra; Regulation of dietary supplements.
- Obesity is linked to the risk of stroke. // RN;Oct97, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p16
Reports that the risk of ischemic stroke is higher for women who gain a lot of weight after age 18 and who are obese. Reference to a study of female registered nurses between the ages of 30 and 55; Details on the Nurses Health Study.
- Sex News. Scotch, Allison Winn // Men's Fitness;Nov2004, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p60
Presents updates on sex as of November 2004. Percentage of obese men with erectile dysfunction who regained their sexual skills when they lost weight; Information on a survey conducted by a dating Web site on a woman's interest in a registered voter.