Flashcards in PH: Obesity and Diabetes Deck (3)
What is the extent of obesity in the UK?
2/3 of adults and 1/3 of 11-15 year olds are obese or overweight
What are the co-morbidities associated with obesity in adults and children/teenagers?
• Adults – T2DM, CHD, hypertension, various cancers, OA, stroke
• Children/teenagers – hypertension, hyperinsulinaemia, dyslipidaemia, T2DM, isolation and orthopaedic problems