Citations with the tag: OVERWEIGHT persons
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- Mapping U.S. obesity.
// Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter; May97, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p1
Presents results of a survey conducted by the National Weight Report which ranked the 33 largest metropolitan areas in the United States based on the percentage of obese residents. Factors contributing to overconsumption; Comparison of cities with low obesity rates and cities with the highest...
- Improving health more important than weight loss.
Pinette, Gilles // Saskatchewan Sage; Jan2003, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p10
Observes that healthy eating rather than losing weight should be the aim of overweight persons. Impact of advertisements on men and women who are conscious of their weight; Harmful means adopted by people to lose weight; Percent of men and women in Canada who are overweight.
- No fat-for-all.
Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News; 03/30/98, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p4
Focuses on the obesity study of men and women in the United States (US). What is blamed for the increase obese women in US; Comparison of obese women to that of obese men in US; Other details of the study; Where study is published.
- Carole Morin.
Goode, Stephen // New Statesman & Society; 06/14/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4288, p22
Talks about obese people in London, England. Fat people's lack of commitment to starvation; Low-fat diet and exercise as key to weight loss; Cost of obesity to the National Health Service.
- (RESEARCH) Overweight Middle-Aged Adults at Greater Risk for Cognitive Decline in Later Life.
Goode, Stephen // Aging News Alert; 2/26/2010, p16
The article presents a study on the adverse effect of overweight to physical functions and neurological functions among middle-aged adults in the U.S.
- The way we eat now.
Dunea, George // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/22/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6986, p1075
Reports on the factors contributing to the increased number of obese persons in the United States. Reduced physical activity; Increased television watching; Inefficacy of dieting methods such as jaw wiring and stomach plication.
- The missing ingredient: Empathy.
Dunea, George // Patient Care; 11/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p170
No abstract available.
- Belly laughs.
Kingwell, Mark // Saturday Night; May97, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p97
No abstract available.
- Once lost, weight is hard to keep off.
Taylor, Humphrey // Indianapolis Business Journal; 09/01/97, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p10B
Relates the results of a study conducted on overweight adults in the United States. Definition of overweight persons; Sex differences in dieting; Average weight lost by dieting.
Taylor, Humphrey // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging); 9/7/2011, Vol. 11 Issue 32, p1
The article presents the projected number of people who will be obese by 2030 in the U.S. and Great Britain.
- Open letter to physicians.
Sullivan, Judy // Healthy Weight Journal; May/Jun97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p57
Presents an open letter to physicians in the United States concerning an obese person's discomfort in medical environments. Personal prejudices among physicians; Responsiveness to patient's problems; Offensive terms in the medical vocabulary.
- CDC reports that Americans keep putting on weight.
Sullivan, Judy // Modern Medicine; Jun97, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p36
Presents an abstract of the article `Update: Prevalence of overweight among children, adolescents and adults--United States,' from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the March 7, 1997 issue of the `Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.' Evidence of increase in...
Sullivan, Judy // Science World; 2/7/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 9/10, p18
Presents a graphical representation indicating the percentage of overweight children and adolescents in the U.S. from 1963 to 2002.
- Indiana is state with most overweight residents.
Sullivan, Judy // Jet; 06/01/98, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p38
Presents information on a study done on overweight residents in the United States (US). Details that Indiana has the most overweight residents in the US; Reference to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Reason cited by the New York Post magazine why the state has...
- Apparently we haven't quite stopped the insanity yet.
Sullivan, Judy // Adweek Western Edition; 4/11/94, Vol. 44 Issue 15, p22
Reports on a study conducted by the University of Alabama epidemiologist on the weight gain by American young adults.
- America's greatest social divide is not between rich and poor; or even black and white. It's...
Barker, Paul // New Statesman; 9/6/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4299, p54
Focuses on the growing number of obese people in the United States. Observations while attending a festival celebrating the Smithsonian Institution's 150th birthday in the Mall, Washington, D.C.; Trip around New York City; Spectators at a game between the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners.
- `Upscale' heavyweights.
R.M.D.; Baggot, Gerard // Cortlandt Forum; 5/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p67
Gives suggestions for weighing patients who exceeds the 350-pound maximum on most office scales. Use of two scales balanced on the feet.
- Fat people wear shorts.
Lee, Gina // Healthy Weight Journal; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p75
Relates the author's experiences concerning the public's perception of obese persons. Adult and children's perceptions of fat people; Fashion options for fat people.
- Largely positive Christmas wish book.
Johnson, Carol // Healthy Weight Journal; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p114
Presents a list of Christmas wishes for obese people. Includes wishes of self-esteem; Confidence; Objectivity; Compassion; Independence; Self-contentment; Health.
- Hey, Wisconsin, lay off the fried mozzarella.
Bensimhon, Dan; Canter, Mark // Men's Health (10544836); Apr91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p14
Reports that about a quarter of Wisconsin's residents are overweight, the highest percentage in the United States.
- Porksville vs. Slim City.
Floyd, Lynya // Glamour; Sep2000, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p68
Ponders on whether where a person live can affect how much a person weigh. Opinion on why most people in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, weigh more than most people living in San Diego, California.
- Weight listed.
Parshall, Gerald // U.S. News & World Report; 11/28/94, Vol. 117 Issue 21, p24
States that a woman who got into the Guinness Book of Records for a huge weight reduction has sued the Enquirer/Star Group Inc. for a tabloid story comparing her to a baby elephant. A 490-pound check forger in Kansas faced a threatened revocation of parole after regaining weight that the judge...
Parshall, Gerald // Food Management; Feb2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p56
The article reports on the results of a survey conducted by New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, which confirm that obese individuals have shrunken brains and fewer neurons in areas that control impulses and eating behavior.
- Did you know...
Parshall, Gerald // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter; May98, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p6
Focuses on the frequency of outpatient visits hospital time of moderately overweight people compared with normal weight ones in the United States.
- Excess pounds may lead to asthma.
Parshall, Gerald // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter; Jun98, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p2
Presents information on the findings of researchers at Harvard Medical School which claim that overweight people are more vulnerable to developed asthma. Number of women that were analyzed from 1991 to 1995 in the Nurses Health Study II; Amount of women in the study that were diagnosed with...
- Morbid Obesity: A Nursing Care Challenge.
Hahler, Barbara // MEDSURG Nursing; Apr2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p85
Provides an overview of nursing care strategies for obese patients. Special problems and solutions; Safety considerations for caregivers; Details of discharge planning.
- SURVEY ABOUT SMOKERS AND OBESE PEOPLE IS UNBALANCED.
Bradshaw, Helen // Nursing Standard; 6/13/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p33
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article concerning a survey which states that attitudes of smokers and obese people are different.
- NURSING OBESE PATIENTS IS A PAIN IN THE BACK.
Williams, Betty // Nursing Standard; 10/3/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p33
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the articles "Cost timebomb for the NHS" in the September 19, 2007 issue and "Can nurses tackle the obesity crisis?" in the September 26 issue.
- Drug Therapy for Obesity.
Dickerson, Lori M.; Carek, Peter J. // American Family Physician; 04/01/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p2131
Recommends drug therapy as treament for obesity. Etiology of obesity; Assessment of an obese person; Details on pharmacologic therapy.
- There's no `free' lunch.
Dickerson, Lori M.; Carek, Peter J. // Body Bulletin; Feb2000, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the increase in obesity rate in the United States.
- Obesity problem continues to grow.
Beal, Eileen // Crain's Cleveland Business; 12/2/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 48, p16
Reports on increase in the obesity problems among Ohioans. Need for change in the treatment of weight-related problems; Percentage of Ohioans who are overweight; Effect of eating styles of people on their health; Types of diseases, disorders and complications faced by over-weight people.
- Obesity Leads to Poor Transplant Outcome.
Beal, Eileen // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p79
Discusses the abstract of the article 'Should obese patients lose weight before receiving a kidney transplant?,' by C.S. Modlin, S.M. Flechner et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Transplantation' journal.
- Weighty epidemic.
Beal, Eileen // Environmental Nutrition; Dec99, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p3
Reports on the increase in the number of obese adults in the United States.
- Daily Reminders Help Dieters Stay On Track.
Beal, Eileen // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Oct99, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p6
Discusses a study which suggested that contact with weight counselors help obese individuals stick to their weight loss program.
- NIH Clinical Guidelines on Obesity: A Summary.
Beal, Eileen // Healthy Weight Journal; Mar/Apr1999, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on guidelines issued by the United States National Institutes of Health on obesity treatment. Information on obesity; Prevalence of obesity in the country; Persons at risk of being overweight; Therapeutic approaches to obesity; Goals for weight loss and management.
- A Place at the Table: A Memorial to Victims of Fatphobia and Size Prejudice.
Hale-Evans, Marty; McGhee, Mary // Healthy Weight Journal; Nov/Dec1999, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p91
Editorial. Focuses on discrimination against fat people. Harassment and ridicule suffered by obese persons; Information on 'A Place at the Table,' a memorial which will be used to increase public awareness about size discrimination and fatphobia.
- Munch ado about nothing.
Henry, Linda // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr96, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p176
Discusses the advantages of being slightly overweight. Protection from hip fractures during falls; Keeping a woman's skin from becoming wrinkled; `Menu adjustments' permissible; Trade-offs in one model's obsession in being thin. INSET: Eight diets for people love to eat..
- Americans losing battle of the bulge.
E.B. // Medical Update; Jul96, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
Reports that about a third of overweight Americans are inactive during their leisure hours. Results of a telephone survey conducted in 1996; Advice for American adults to engage in rigorous physical activities.
- Fighting fat.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; May95, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p3
Advocates for a network that would prevent obesity among Americans. Information about overweight persons; Increase in the number of overweight teens in the 1980s; Existence of a culture that promotes less physical activity and more eating.
- CHIPing away at heart disease.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Sep95, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p3
Reports on the decrease of the total cholesterol levels and weight of high-cholesterols or overweight people who attended the 1995 Coronary Health Improvement Project in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Sponsors of the program.
- Obesity is linked to the risk of stroke.
Jacobson, Michael F. // 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.
- THE EXCUSE AND HOW TO BEAT IT.
Galloway, Jeff // Runner's World; Nov2007, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p42
No abstract available.
- FIGHTING FAT: AMERICA'S NEW HEALTH WAR.
Dyer, Nicole // Science World; 10/18/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on obesity and overweight people in the U.S. INSETS: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM: HOW IT REGULATES WEIGHT CONTROL;TOO MUCH OF A TASTY THING?;SUPER-SIZE IT?;THE BIOLOGY OF HUNGER
- NUMBERS IN THE NEWS.
Dyer, Nicole // Science World; 1/24/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p5
The article presents statistics on a variety of topics including the number of messages send via the microblogging site Twitter from 2006 to March 2010, the percentage of U.S. citizens predicted to be obese by 2050 and the number of sphinxes discovered in Egypt.
- Battle of the bulge II.
Dyer, Nicole // Shape; Jan94, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p22
Reports on the increase in the number of American overweights in 1994 according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
- The obesity epidemic.
Barr, Susan Learner // Shape; Oct96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p114
Reports on the increasing number of obese people in the United States. Estimated number of obese people by year 2230; Reasons for the increase; Ways to avoid obesity; Health risks associated with excess weight; Importance of regular exercise; Harmful effects of taking weight-loss drugs;...
- Do You Think Like a 'Weight Regainer'?
Gayagoy, Gabrielle; Doheny, Kathleen // Shape; Jan2004, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p20
Presents guidance for overweight people on how to lose weight.
- Love handles.
Denison, Michael // Scholastic Choices; Apr94, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p28
Presents an essay on the importance of self-esteem among overweight persons.
- Leptin: a novel therapeutic role in lipodystrophy.
Savage, D.B.; O'Rahilly, S. // Journal of Clinical Investigation; 5/15/2002, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p1285
Comments on the role of leptin therapy in lipodystrophic patients. Similarity of murine models of lipodystrophy to the human phenotype; Level of circulating leptin in obese people; Impact of leptin in congenital leptin deficiency.
- When Diets Fail�.
Phillips, Barbara A. // Internal Medicine Alert; 9/29/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p137
THIS STUDY IS A REPORT OF A RETROSPECTIVE COMPARISON OF 7925 patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery between 1984 and 2002 with an equal number of markedly obese adults who were randomly selected from among applicants for a driver's license or identification card. The mean age of...