Navigation Links
Obesity and Physical inactivity is associated with Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Cardiovascular Comorbidities

According to a study by the researchers at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center both physical inactivity and obesity was found to be strongly// and independently associated with diabetes and diabetes-related comorbidities.

The association between obesity and physical inactivity with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular comorbidities has already been established.

In the present study, information pertaining to social, demographic factors and health conditions such as BMI was collected from 68,500 adults from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, which is seen as representative of the United States population. People with BMI 18.5 to <25 kg/ sq. meter were categorized as normal weight, those with 25 to 30 kg/sq. meter were categorized as overweight, those with 30 to <40 kg/ sq. meter were defined as class I and class II obese and those who were 40 kg/sq. meter and above were class III obese. Similarly physical activity was graded as moderate and vigorous physical activity.

The survey showed that those with higher BMI had greater chances of having diabetes and diabetes-related cardiovascular comorbidities. Similarly those people who were physically inactive but had normal weight had increased chances of having diabetes and diabetes-related cardiovascular comorbidities. Presence of diabetes and comorbid hypertension was more in those people who were overweight and inactive.

The study has clearly identified obesity and being physically inactive are each associated independently to diabetes and related comorbidities.

Diabetes Care. 2005 Jul;28(7):1599-603.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs
2. Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk
3. Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer
4. Obesity shortens lifespan
5. Is Obesity a risk factor?
6. Obesity a global problem
7. Obesity increases health costs
8. Obesity in children a risk factor for diabetes
9. Decrease of Hunger Hormone after Obesity Surgery
10. Obesity risk for immobilized adults
11. Obesity risk can be reduced by eating breakfast regularly
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/19/2017)... Seabrook, NH (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... develop its business plan and implement new sales and marketing strategies. Grover comes with ... spent the last 5 and a half years as Executive Vice President of Direct ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... Delaware farmer Rick Dickerson attended the ... , Dickerson, of Laurel, farms about a thousand acres of soybeans, corn and wheat, ... contract and pumpkins and other vegetables for the fresh market. He also operates a ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... and most-read publication among specialty pharmacists and pharmacy professionals, has teamed up ... Alliance Partnership (SAP) program, announced Brian Haug, president of Pharmacy Healthcare Communications, ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... 18, 2017 , ... Park Agencies Insurance & Financial Services, ... and business owners in the greater Kansas City area, is joining the Lakemary ... The Lakemary Center is a comprehensive educational resource center that provides area children ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... The Hear ... aid project with the donation of cochlear implants. In February 2017, the first ... thus a fair chance of leading an independent life. This engagement builds on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/18/2017)... , Jan. 18, 2017  Dermata Therapeutics, LLC, ... to treat a variety of dermatological diseases, announces ... DMT210, in a Phase 2 acne rosacea study. ... downregulate the proinflammatory cytokines in the skin responsible ... rosacea. This clinical trial, DMT210-003, ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Safe Rx LLC and Good Day Pharmacy, ... Loveland, Colorado , today announced the availability ... Day locations.     "Patients with prescriptions prone ... storage," said Milton Cohen , President & CEO ... a cup of coffee, you can protect your children ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... In China , we say Health is ... China,s Healthy Strategy originates. 2016 is ... and Social Development of the People,s Republic of ... council of the People,s Republic of China ... plan, identifying medical devices as one of the main breakthrough ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: