Study guide for Koplan and Suicide by Sugar

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Study guide for Koplan and Suicide by Sugar Body mass index = height/weight in kilgrams per meter squared By definition based on BMI, what is underweight,normal weight, overweight, obese and morbidly obese? Obesity has been called an "epidemic" since approximately 1999, and it has been said to represent a health-risk. In 2009, obesity-related medical costs were estimated to be 21% of healthcare spending. With 1 in 3 children in the US overweight or obese, their life spans could be reduced by 2-5%. Why? What are the health consequences of obesity? [see the powerpoint as well as the Appleton book: pp 88-92, metabolic syndrome]. Georgia ranks third in the nation in childhood obesity. What do you think can be done to alleviate this? What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? Type 1 has been more common among children, has been associated with autoimmune disease, with some family association; and type 2 among adults, associated with life style and aging, with a predisposition among
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