"Childhood Obesity." 39.11 (2010): 40-45. Ebsco Host at Academic Search Premier, 22 June 2012. This Article discusses that being
1.It cost $35 million for childhood obesity 2.End of the decade it had risen $127 million III. The Health Risk A) Due to natural occurring medical conditions like hypothyroidism syndrome. 1.Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by abnormal low thyroid hormone production. (medicine net.com) 2.Any child that demonstrates these symptoms of obesity should be seen by a doctor. Conclusion: 1.
Retrieved from http://www.prb.org/Publications/Reports/2011/americas-aging-population.aspx Mossie, K. (2011, August 25). Obesity Rates Projected to Soar. Retrieved from http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellness/obesity-rates-projected-soar-report/story?id=14381465 Schimpff, S. C. (2011, November 20). The Future of Health Care Delivery: Why it must Change and How it Will Affect You. Retrieved from http://www.medicalmegatrends.com/future-healthcare-delivery.html Schimpff, S. C. (2012, April 24).
[pic] Why Teens in America are Obese Teen Obesity: Epidemic? [pic] Health Effects Overtime The effects that teen obesity has on health can begin during the teen years and extend throughout a lifetime if not corrected. The health problems that stem from being very overweight go beyond the ones we usually hear about like diabetes and heart disease. It also affects breathing, bone problems, sleep problems and high blood pressure. Teen obesity can also affect mental health.
Retrieved July 25, 2012, from http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/obesity Allen, J. (2011, March 29). OBESITY IN AMERICA VS. OTHER COUNTRIES. Retrieved July 23, 2012, from http://www.livestrong.com Strauss,MD, R. S., & Knight, MD, J. (1999, June 1).
Almost one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese, and more than two-thirds of adults are overweight. Obesity rates have increased by 214 percent between 1950 and 2000(Livestrong.com). Also According to livestrong.com, the main cause for the increase it weight among American’s is lack of exercise, as well as the convenience of fast food, and caloric increase. This rise in obesity has increased diseases such as heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. As a country, we are spending over $190 billion a year treating these diseases, diseases that could be prevented by increasing exercise and decreasing calories.
Annotated Bibliography Joan C Han, Debbie A Lawlor, Sue YS Kimm, Childhood obesity, The Lancet, Volume 375, Issue 9727, 15–21 May 2010, Pages 1737-1748, ISSN 0140-6736, 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60171-7 (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673610601717). This is an excellent article that contains information pertanite to the epidemic of childhood obesity. This article contained worldwide statistics, factors, and health risks associated with childhood obesity. The article also illustrated the public view and policy on the treatment options for childhood obesity. The information used in the article contained data obtained over 10 years with the main focus being the past 5 years worldwide from childhood obesity.