Journal of

Obesity and Weight-loss MedicationISSN: 2572-4010


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510042

Prevalence of Overweight/Obesity and Its Association with Socioeconomic Status in Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Tona Zema Diddana

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 05, 2021

The prevalence of overweight and obesity had considerably increased in developing countries including Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, there is a large variation in prevalence across different regions. There is also inconsistency in the relationship of socioeconomic status (SES) and overweight/obesity across regions. These inconsistencies could make policymakers difficult to make a decision and designing appropriate intervention strategies. Hence, this systematic review and meta-analysis was aimed to gene...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510041

Magnitude of Overweight, Obesity and Associated Factors among Middle Aged Urban Residents of West Ethiopia

Alemu Adeba, Dessalegn Tamiru and Tefera Belachew

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: July 28, 2021

Obesity becomes the major public health problem worldwide and unhealthy lifestyles are the most risk factors of it. People wrongly perceive central obesity as an indicator of wealth group in western Ethiopian; however it is a midfielder for cardio-metabolism disorders. Thus, study aimed to assess the prevalence of overweight, obesity and associated factors among middle aged urban residents of west Ethiopia. A community based cross sectional study was applied. Data was collected from 266 particip...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510040

5A’s Behavioral Model Framework on Weight Management

Gabrielle Allsup, FNP-BC and Melissa R Penkalski, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, AE-C

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 21, 2021

Research shows that the United States adult obesity rate is at the highest national rates ever recorded. These numbers have substantially increased since 2008. Obesity-related health conditions include heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain types of cancer. This disease is preventable, and can be reversed if providers take action now. Research shows that obesity can be managed with diet, exercise and sometimes medications, but education needs to start at the primary care level. This project...

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