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...
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...