Obesity and Clinical Obesity Men's understandings of obesity and its relation to the risk of diabetes: a qualitative study
- Supervised Exercise Training Counterbalances the Adverse Effects of Insulin Therapy in Overweight/Obese Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes. Balducci, Stefano; Zanuso, Silvano; Cardelli, Patrizia; Salerno, Gerardo; Fallucca, Sara; Nicolucci, Antonio; Pugliese, Giuseppe // Diabetes Care;Jan2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p39
OBJECTIVE--To examine the effect of supervised exercise on traditional and nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors in sedentary, overweight/obese insulin-treated subjects with type 2 diabetes from the Italian Diabetes Exercise Study (IDES). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS--The study randomized 73...
- Self-reported diabetes mellitus and its association with overweight in older adults. Pelegrini, Andreia; da Silva Coqueiro, Raildo; Petroski, Edio Luis; Bertoldo Benedetti, Tania R. // Brazilian Journal of Kineanthropometry & Human Performance;2011, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p442
This study aimed to identify the prevalence of self-reported diabetes mellitus in the older adults in FlorianÃ³polis and its relationship with being overweight. 857 older adults took part in the study. Sociodemographic (sex, age group, schooling, monthly income), anthropometric (weight,...
- Diet plan to achieve effective weight loss. Haslam, David // Independent Nurse;9/21/2009, p40
The article discusses effective weight loss intervention for people who suffer from obesity. Obesity is the main cause of type-2 diabetes and a major factor in cardiovascular diseases, cancer and other threatening conditions. Options for intervention include goal-setting approach, structured...
- 'Food Security' Summit takes on Obesity, Diabetes,
Nutrition. // Ascribe Newswire: Health;6/11/2004, p53
One in three Americans born today is predicted to develop diabetes as a consequence of obesity, according to a new report by the International Diabetes Federation and the International Obesity Task Force. This is one of the many trends that will be addressed at next week's summit, "Taking Back...
- Lose weight now. McGinnis, Marianne // Prevention;Aug2004, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p39
Discusses the increase of disability rates for adults, which parallels the United States' obesity epidemic. Back pain and diabetes as the leading disablers; Importance of managing one's weight.
- A Better Index of Body Adiposity. Bergman, Richard N. // Obesity (19307381);Jun2012, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p1135
The author discusses various comments on their paper "A Better Index of Body Adiposity," which was published in the May 2011 issue.
- Mapping geographical variation in obesity in Finland. Lahti-Koski, Marjaana; Taskinen, Olli; Similä, Minna; Männistä, Satu; Laatikainen, Tuna; Knekt, Paul; Valsta, Liisa M. // European Journal of Public Health;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p637
Background: The prevalence of obesity varies across countries. However, less is known about the geographical, within-country variation. This study investigated and visualized the geographical differences in general obesity defined by body mass index (BMI) and in abdominal obesity defined by...
- Understanding emotional overeating. MacDonald, Pat // Practice Nurse;10/24/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p31
The article addresses the issue of obesity in Great Britain. According to the Government's Foresight report, "Tackling Obesities: Future Choices," 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 10 children are obese, and by 2050 almost 9 in 10 adults and two-thirds of children will be obese, unless something changes....
- Diabetes and Cholesterol Metabolism. Simonen, Pha P.; Gylling, Helena; Miettinen, Tatu A.; Miettinenen, Tatu A. // Diabetes Care;Feb2003, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p550
Presents a letter to the editor regarding findings on the increased levels of cholesterol synthesis and low absorption of cholesterol in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.