Flashcards in Obesity Deck (12):
Obesity prone breeds.
Beagles, labs, bassets, dachshund
How can you be proactive?
Start young and monitor during annual exams
How can we view in a physical exam in regards to obesity?
Body weight, body condition score, palpation, lumps and bumps
What is important in asking regards to meals?
Who? What? How much? What type? Treats? Table food? Medications? How often?
Common causes of obesity.
Free grazing, using a non-measurable "cup", over eating, more table food, the wrong diet, competitive eating, age related, medications, surgical hormone changes
Common health risks of obesity?
Heart disease, organ disease, muscular problems, Joint problems, diabetes, cancer, skin disease (lack of grooming)
Education, activity change, feeding programs, set goals, take pictures
What does activity level depend on?
Owner type, home type, age, interaction and toys
Resting energy requirements
Maintenance energy requirements
1.0 x RER