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By Naveed Sattar, Mike Lean

Weight problems is a highly dear and extending challenge around the world, resulting in incapacity, reproductive difficulties, melancholy and sped up metabolic and vascular ailments in a wide share of fellows, ladies and youngsters. The ABC of weight problems is a brand new advisor with the intention to relief its powerful administration, addressing concerns corresponding to weight loss diet, workout, self worth, drug therapy and surgical procedure. fresh facts is used to focus on common difficulties, profitable treatments, and the commonest causes.Written via best specialists, it is a extensively available textual content and an necessary consultant for all normal practitioners, junior medical professionals, nurses, and different healthcare execs who're occupied with the remedy and learn of this universal .

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Androgens are carried in the circulation bound to sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). Conditions of high androgen and insulin concentrations are associated with lower levels of SHBG, resulting in high free androgen activity. Thus, clinical manifestations of polycystic ovarian syndrome are associated with androgen activity and include hirsutism, acne, and alopecia, as well as oligomenorrhoea and ovulation failure. Medications that contain oestrogen (such as the combined contraceptive pill) or ovulation induction drugs (resulting in high levels of endogenous oestrogen) may be associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism in obese women.

2005. cfm. Competing interests: For series editors’ competing interests, see the first article in this series. com on 13 January 2009 Practice ABC of obesity Childhood obesity This is the 11th article in the series John J Reilly, David Wilson Subjective assessment methods are inaccurate, so diagnosis must be objective. A substantial and consistent body of high quality evidence has shown that body mass index (BMI; weight in kilograms divided by height in metres squared) can be used to diagnose obesity effectively.

Also, an obese woman is three times more likely to miscarry. This association further emphasises the importance of encouraging weight loss to maximise the chance of a successful pregnancy before starting to treat anovulatory subfertility. com Technical complications Medical complications Fetal Difficult ultrasound examination Pregnancy induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, venous thromboembolism Induction of labour, shoulder dystocia, caesarean section Haemorrhage, infection, venous thromboembolism Macrosomia, fetal distress, perinatal morbidity/mortality Operative or anaesthetic problems Birth injury • Insulin resistance • Obesity Role for insulinsensitising agents?

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