Obesity : Obesity And Obesity

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Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Currently the number of obese children is increasing in our country and it is a problem that should be concerned. Doctors often use a formula based on height and weight, called body mass index (BMI), to determine obesity. Children with a BMI over 21 is considered obese and over 18 is overweight (Arnett, J.J.2016). Adults with a BMI of 30 or more are considered obese. Severe obesity, also known as severe obesity or morbid obesity, occurs when a BMI of 40 or more is present. With morbid obesity, there may be serious health problems. If children do not have enough activities, they will
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Diabetes can also affect the children mentally because it increasing risk of depression anxiety due to illness, children are afraid of needles, pills, blood sugar control problems and other potential long-term health problems. Socially, diabetes might make kids feel embarrassed and isolate themselves from their friends. Diabetes also affect children memory and multitasking skill, which lead to difficulties when children try to learn new materials.
Physical Domain
Obesity in children affects their health as adults. If pancreas is not being able to produce insulin to convert fat to be energy, then the body has use hormones instead and it cause serious complications of disease. Not only endocrine, but diabetes also affects other body systems as well such as reproductive system, central nervous system, digestive system, etc. In addition, obesity also increases the risk of illness (cardiovascular, hypertension, diabetes, gallstones, arthritis, etc.) and death. Kegne, Gowking, Waowo, Koki,ect. conduct a study about the association between cardiovascular risk profile, diabetes-specific factors in sub-Saharan Africans with type 2 diabetes. The study subjects include 213 (41 % women) diabetic adults from the Cameroon National Obesity Center in 2008. As expected, those whom diagnosed with diabetes have higher blood sugar measure,

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