Clinic 9 - BCH 120 Clinical Correlate May 26, 2009 Obesity...

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Obesity and Medicine in the 21st Century BCH 120 Clinical Correlate May 26, 2009
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2 10 M&Ms = 100 Calories
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BMI = weight [kg]/(height [m]) 2 At a given BMI, women, on average, have more body fat. Morbidity and mortality increase with BMI similarly for men and women. Risk at a given BMI can vary between populations. Body Mass Index (BMI): Medically Significant Adiposity
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Adipocyte Hypertrophy and/or Hyperplasia 1. Subcutaneous 2. Intra-abdominal (independent morbidity risk factor) 3. Muscles (particularly in older people)
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The brain stem receives signals from the blood stream and from the peripheral nervous system via the vagus and passes on to the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus also receives signals from higher centers and the blood stream
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Environmental Causes of Obesity: Unhealthy Diet & Inactivity
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A. Eat more: Increased food availability calories/person/day has increased 15% since 1970 % of food $ spent outside the home has doubled since 1970 Increased portion size in the 1950’s a 12 oz soda at McDonalds was king-sized; now it’s child size Increased energy density (kcal/g) high fat foods; low fat/low cal foods A. Do less: Increased sedentary leisure time activities TV, computers, video games; cutbacks in mandatory PE Decreased occupational physical activity Increased use of automobiles “Obesogenic” Environment
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Trends in Prevalence Worldwide
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1991 1995 2002 Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1991-2002 No Data         <10%           10%–14%        15%–19%          20%–24%            ≥25%
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Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 2007 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%– 29% ≥30%
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2009 for the course BCH 120 taught by Professor Luben,norman,henry during the Spring '09 term at UC Riverside.

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Clinic 9 - BCH 120 Clinical Correlate May 26, 2009 Obesity...

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