Home / Conditions / Obesity (page 19)

Obesity

Obesity and Diabetes: Diabetes patients are considered obese when they have a Body Mass Index over 30. Such patients are at greater risk for a host of other problems cardiovascular disease, cancer, sleep apnea, and poor quality of life. Tremendous research is being done to control, manage, and reverse obesity in diabetics and the educated healthcare professional can help.

Maternal Glycemia Linked to Childhood Obesity

Maternal obesity and Hispanic ethnicity were found to be most associated with childhood obesity and metabolic dysfunction…. A secondary analysis of a mild gestational diabetes mellitus treatment trial long-term follow-up study looked at the relationship between maternal oral glucose tolerance testing and childhood body mass index, fasting glucose, insulin and …

Read More »

Change Talk: Childhood Obesity

Change Talk: Childhood Obesity is a role-play simulation where you take the role of a healthcare provider and engage in a practice conversation with a virtual mother and her child. Through the conversation, you learn to apply Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques to help them identify motivation for change, supporting them …

Read More »