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Review Papers | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Current Concepts in Obesity Management

Ruby Naqvi, Shibili Nuhmani


Abstract: Obesity is considered as a gateway to chronic diseases and disabilities effecting all age groups of the population. Profound changes in society, worldwide nutrition transition and behavioural patterns of communities over recent decades reflect the rising epidemic. Prevention and management of obesity has become one of the most important objective of the health care sector. As obesity is a chronic disease a long term strategy is required its prevention and management. The treatment of the obesity consist of two steps Assessment and management. The assessment consist of determining the degree of obesity and risk status. The management include different approaches which can be accomplished by a multi-disciplinary obesity management team.


Keywords: Waist Hip ratio, chronic disease, body mass index


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 1980 - 1987


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Ruby Naqvi, Shibili Nuhmani, "Current Concepts in Obesity Management", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173585, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 1980 - 1987

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