4 Dr S Omi Obesity

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4 Dr S Omi Obesity

  1. 1. Consumers international World Congress The obesity pandemic: corporate accountability and consumer action <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr Shigeru Omi </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Director </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World Health Organization </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Office for the Western Pacific Region </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Consumers international World Congress &quot; The lives of far too many people in the world are being blighted and cut short by chronic diseases…….Four out of five chronic disease deaths today are in low and middle income countries. People in these countries tend to develop diseases at younger ages, suffer longer – often with preventable complications – and die sooner than those in high income countries. &quot; Dr. J.W. Lee, Director General (WHO, 2006) Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment
  3. 3. NCD Determinants Consumers international World Congress <ul><li>END-POINTS </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic Res. Disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>INTERMEDIATE RISK FACTORS </li></ul><ul><li>Raised Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Blood lipids </li></ul><ul><li>Raised Blood Glucose </li></ul><ul><li>Overweight/Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>BEHAVIORAL </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco </li></ul><ul><li>Unhealthy Diet </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Inactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL </li></ul><ul><li>Socio-cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul><ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>NON-MODIFIABLE </li></ul><ul><li>Age, Sex, Heredity </li></ul>
  4. 4. Consumers international World Congress
  5. 5. Consumers international World Congress Number of deaths (000s) Deaths attributable to leading risk factors in the Western Pacific Region (2000)
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  7. 7. Consumers international World Congress Change in mean BMI by age and sex (Annual National Health and Nutrition Surveys, Japan 1976-2004) MALES FEMALES Obesity: BMI ≧ 25 Courtesy of Dr Nobuo Yoshiike & National Institute of Health & Nutrition, Japan
  8. 8. Consumers international World Congress I used to be fatter
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