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Management of obesity in childhood

Malaysia. Kementerian Kesihatan. Health Technology Assessment Unit

Management of obesity in childhood

by Malaysia. Kementerian Kesihatan. Health Technology Assessment Unit

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Published by Health Technology Assessment Unit, Medical Development Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-25).

SeriesHealth technology assessment report -- MOH/PAK/89.04 (TR)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24575599M
LC Control Number2009323646

  We encourage the use of person-first language (e.g., “adults with obesity” or “20% of children ages have obesity” and not “obese adults” nor “20% of children are obese”) when discussing topics like obesity and other chronic diseases, as well as respectful images. Obesity is on the rise! The state of obesity in the world today is a concern for all governments especially those in developed countries and with this comes the rise of hypertension and high cholesterol levels. Despite the efforts these governments have taken, the epidemic seems to become more serious. It affects both children as well as adults.

  Childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has become a significant problem in many countries. Overweight children often face stigma and suffer from emotional, psychological, and social problems. Obesity can negatively impact a child’s education and future socioeconomic status. In an estimated nine million American children over age six. Features a wealth of information on obesity, including hormones and weight problems, co-morbidities in obesity, genetics and the onset of obesity, behavioral aspects and psychosocial approaches to obesity management, energy and metabolism management, and more. Discusses pharmacotherapies and surgical approaches to obesity.

Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment, and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity By Andrew P. Hills; Neil A. King; Nuala M. Byrne Routledge, Read preview Overview Our Overweight Children: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic By Sharron Dalton University of California Press,   Obesity and Diabetes Second Edition addresses the management of obesity and diabetes in practical terms useful to clinicians with an interest in diabetes, both in primary and secondary care, general practitioners, paediatricians, endocrinologists and nutritionists, as well as to students and researchers interested in obesity.


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The causes of obesity are complex and multi-factorial. Childhood obesity becomes a life-long problem in most cases and is associated with long term chronic disease. Introduction. The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has tripled in the past 30 years in the United States.

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