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    Bariatric Body Mass Index

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    Body mass index is a ratio created between the height and weight of a patient. The equation to find this number is weight divided by height squared; then you multiply that number by 703. This number then places you into a weight category. These categories are underweight, normal, overweight, obese and morbidly obese. Bariatric patients are those who are morbidly obese and have a body mass index of 40 or greater (McFadden). When you have a bariatric patient, or morbidly obese patient, there are certain modifications that need to be taken into consideration. One of the main considerations that needs to take place is all the specialized equipment that needs to be used. Most standardized equipment cannot support the weight of bariatric patients.…

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    Low Body Mass Index

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    Article Review Link: http://www.medsci.org/v13p0749.pdf Title: The title of the article I am reviewing is “Lower Body Mass Index is a Risk Factor for In-Hospital Mortality of Elderly Japanese Patients Treated with Ampicillin /sulbactam” Abstract: Main objective and results of the article review: not specific (Consists of objectives, methods, results, and conclusion) This scientific journal articles delves into the relationship between patients hospitalized with bacterial infections and their…

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    In one study done by Li and Hooker (2010), in the past obesity rates have doubled among children aged 6 to 11 years and tripled from age 12 to age 19. Using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure, the study examined the relationship between childhood obesity and family, school and community. The method used was a survey designed to examine the effects of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and The School Breakfast Program (SBP). The purpose of this study was to examine the physical and…

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    has no restrictions of mobility will be explored. The paper will identify her body mass index and discuss screening tools that maybe used to help identify potential issues with nutrition and exercise. Potential outcomes and interventions will be discussed to help promote healthier aging as well as potential barriers to meet these outcomes. Body Mass Index Body mass index is used to help measure a person’s body fat based on their height and weight. This measurement is only an estimate and does…

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    There is a significance of Body Mass Index to the potential risk of chronic diseases. By Body Mass Index categories I am considered overweight, being five feet seven and a half inches tall weighing one hundred and eighty five pounds. Waist measurements help to look for possible risk factors that come from being in the overweight category. A person 's waist that is above thirty five inches, for females, and forty inches, for males, greatly increases the risk factors. My waist measurement is…

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    further explanation on the term healthy eating and body mass index and its relationship as the extension from the previous chapter. This chapter will also mention on the previous research that had been conducted on this topic and the findings that had led to this research. 2.2 HEALTHY EATING In general, healthy eating is an eating practice that could lead a person to have a healthy body and mind and it also could develop to be an individual’s eating habit and behavior. Nordqvist (2013)…

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    My Body Mass Index is 21.2, at the normal weight range.There are times when I would gain or lose weight, but it never went above the normal weight range. I am not an active person; however, over the past two years, I decided to exercise five days a week and 40 minutes everyday, except for the weekends. In one hour, I would do a 20 minutes warm-up consisting: 20 jumping jacks, 20 push-ups, 50 sit-ups, 10 bicycle crunches, and 10 power lunges. Every Mondays, after my warm-ups, I would walk for one…

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    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 10% of women in the reproductive age (1). PCOS is a proinflammatory state characterized by menstrual dysfunction and hyperandrogenism and is associated with features of the metabolic syndrome, particularly, obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and atherosclerosis (1– 4). The metabolic syndrome is associated with excessive accumulation of central body fat. Adipose tissue (AT) produces several cytokines termed adipokines, which have ISSN Print 0021-972X…

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    INTRODUCTION In the formidable world of scholarly research, a small yet imperative and critical dispute remains unsettled. This conflict revolves around whether or not adolescent males suffer from body-image dissatisfaction, or more precisely, to what degree. Body image dissatisfaction as Sarah Grogan impeccably puts it “[is] a person’s negative perceptions, thoughts, and feelings about his or her [own] body” (Grogan 4). She and numerous other scholars believe that many adolescent boys are…

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    Obesity Life Struggles

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    In fact, even though fat, salt, and sugar are the foods that people should try to stay away from, they tend to crave them the most. And why does the body desire foods that are bad for people? Often, junk food such as candy, soda and fast food are the ones to blame (Junk Food 1) for obesity. However, according to Cornell University, junk food isn’t the cause for the rising obesity trend. While eating chocolate bars and cheeseburgers washed down with a large milkshake isn’t the best idea, these…

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