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How many preventable detahs each year due to diet and phsyical inactivity?

300,000

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What diseases does 5-10% reduction in weight loss ameliorate or elimaite

Hypertension
hypercholesterolemia
dyslipidemia
CVD
Type 2 diabetes
gallbladder diseases
osteoarthritis
stroke
CHD

3

What are medical triggers

stroke, diabetes, death in family, immediately after an event is the best time to address weight loss,

4

what is definition of overweight

excess amount of body weight
includes muscle, bone, adipose tissue, water

5

What id definition of obesity

refers to excess amount of adipose tissue
excess body fat potentially compromises health

6

How do you calculate BMI

[wt (lbs) x 703] / Ht (in)^2

weight(kg)/Ht (m^2)

7

Underweight BMI

<18.5

8

Normal weight BMI

18.5-24.9

9

Overweight BMI

25-29.9

10

Obesity Class 1

30-34.9

11

Obesity Class 2

35-39.9

12

Extreme Obesity (Class 3)

> or equal to 40

13

You must use clinical judgement when evaluating the following populations for BMI

very muscular
edema
elderly
limited stature

14

What are basic weight goals for patient

weight loss of 5-10% in 6 months of 1-2 lbs/week

15

what are 5 general recommendations for weight loss

1. reduce/eliminate sugar-sweetened caloric beverages/juice
2. increase veggies
3. Have Breakfast
4. Increase physical activity
5. self-monitor

16

what is a bariatric specialist?

Obesity specialist