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Obesity

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Obesity

  1. 1. OUTLINE: What does Obesity Mean? BMI Obesity In The world Obesity in the UAE Childhood Obesity The reasons The effects Solutions References
  2. 2. WHAT DOES OBESITY MEAN?
  3. 3. BMI
  4. 4. OBESITY IN THE WORLD• Prof. Philip James stated “Overweight and obesity worldwide now estimated to involve 1.7 billion people ”.• Obesity among Asians and western populations.
  5. 5. OBESITY IN THE UAE• Obesity is one of the biggest problem that Emirate people faced in these days.
  6. 6. CHILDHOOD OBESITY
  7. 7. THE REASONS
  8. 8. THE REASONS
  9. 9. THE EFFECTS•Type 2 diabetes•Heart disease•Stroke•High blood pressure (hypertension)•High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)•Certain cancers•Sleep apnea
  10. 10. SOLUTIONS
  11. 11. BIBLIOGRAPHY• Calculate Your Body Mass Index. (n.d.). us department of health and human services. Retrieved May 19, 2012, from http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmi-m.htm• Effects Of Obesity. (n.d.). all about life challenges. Retrieved May 21, 2012, from http://www.allaboutlifechallenges.org/effects-of-obesity-faq.htm• Obesity in the United Arab Emirates. (n.d.). Center for Strategic Healthcare Development. Retrieved May 20, 2012, from http://www.weightlosssurgery.ae/obesity-UAE.htm• Why are we so fat? . (n.d.). gastricbypass. Retrieved May 19, 2012, from http://gastricbypass.netfirms.com/obesi• obesity. (n.d.). Wikipedia. Retrieved May 18, 2012, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obesity
  12. 12. http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmi-m.htm

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