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  • How Do Genes Affect Obesity?

    Do Genes Affect Obesity? There is no way to phrase it nicely, America is a nation of fat people. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a halt in the progress of this problem. Americans continue to grow fatter every year. The United States as a nation is shockingly close to the 50% mark of obese adults, with 1 in 3 adults being obese. Even more disturbing is the child obesity rate in the United States which is at 17%. Along with the obesity increase brings obesity related complications…

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  • Coronary Artery Disease Case Study

    Coronary Artery Disease Levi Gatherwright Morehead State University Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Artery Disease, CAD for short, is caused by a buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries that supply the heart with oxygenated blood. The plaque (Atheroma) is a waxy like substance that consists of calcium, lipid compounds, and blood clotting compounds such as macrophages and fibrin. The buildup takes many years to accumulate; the plaque eventually swells the arterial wall restricting blood…

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  • Childhood Obesity Case Study

    hypothyroidism, Cushing’s syndrome, polycystic ovary disease, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome or pseudohypoparathyroidism. The following lab test may be indicated to rule out any genetic or hormonal causes: fasting lipid panel, thyroid function, serum leptin, adrenal function, possibly karyotype, growth hormone secretion and function, assessment of reproductive hormones, serum calcium, phosphorus, and parathyroid hormone levels (Schwarz,…

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  • Eating Disorder Essay

    Out comes the soft cry of a young girl as she looks into the mirror for the 17th time today. She is disgusted and disturbed at the reflection in front of her. She is only 86 ponds, extremely light for her 5’2 stature. Every rib in her body can be seen from the back and the front, yet she feels massive. She doesn’t see a young beautiful girl, with big eyes and long hair. All that she sees is fat. Everywhere. Ever since the day he touched her she finds it hard to find beauty in anything at…

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  • Bone Mineral Density And Its Determinants In Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Case Study

    A Study of Bone Mineral Density and Its Determinants in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) has been conflictingly connected with low bone mineral density (BMD) and expanded crack danger. 86 back to back T1DM cases and 140 disconnected age and sex coordinated solid nondiabetic controls were incorporated into the study. After history and examination, BMD and body structure were evaluated by double vitality X-beam absorptiometry (DXA). Serum tests were investigated for…

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  • Wet Macular Degeneration In The Federalist Papers By Alexander Hamilton

    physiological processes of living beings. In a study, Harvard researchers gradually shifted the timing of ten people’s circadian rhythms. The results showed an increase in blood sugar levels, causing them to go into a pre-diabetic state, and a decrease in leptin levels, which inhibits hunger. No matter the amount of blue-violet light someone is exposed to at night, it is much more likely to affect someone as it is more powerful at night (“Blue Light”, par.1-7). A statistic, given by the Bureau…

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  • 40a Lose Fat Research Paper

    Losing fat after 40 years - Why is it so hard and what methods work? Author: Sandrine Andoux In Lose Weight , Lose Fat April 2, 2014 16,632 Views woman 40a lose weight Here's a 10-step program to eliminate pounds one by one, burn fat and reach your weight goal that you've set yourself. RECEIVE IT FREE OF CHARGE I want to receive my ebook and the coach's monthly advice Adresse email I want my EBOOK! Every year, the scale needle seems a little harder to move. You reduce the size of the…

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  • Circadian Aerobic Exercise

    Since obesity is on the continual rise, there has been a lot of research done to determine the best way to decrease weight. For many years, studies of body weight regulation have focused almost completely on caloric intake and energy expenditure.23 Since the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket, one diet that has received a lot of attention is Intermittent fasting (IF), or periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink.24 In some places, IF has been practiced since the earliest of…

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  • Symptoms And Prevention Of Type 2 Diabetes

    Over the past 5 years, they 've come up with new treatments. A new animal study found that having an excess if the hormone leptin while pregnant could be one of the reason children born to obese women are at a higher risk if type 2 diabetes. Study have shown a strong association between maternal obesity and a child predisposition to diabetes. They have come out with another…

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  • Obesity Life Struggles

    Life Struggles That Come With Obesity Obesity is a huge issue in the United States; and understanding obesity, the effects it has, and the issues an individual can develop is an important factor in finding a cure for obesity. Many young and older people struggle with this life-threatening disease. Genetics and food addiction play a large part in becoming obese. There are many risk factors that come along with obesity. These include diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, high blood pressure and…

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