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More gym can help drop obesity rates in kids, reduces stress, and improve academics. Gym can help drop the obesity rate in children. This was found in a new study published in the Journal of Health Economics. This was some of the first studies that show a very high correlation between physical education and the weight of elementary schoolers. In, turn it found that physical education has been fighting against a growing obesity epidemic.
Critical Thinking Prescription Assignment #4 Mr. Griffin is a 55-year-old African-American male recently diagnosed with type II diabetes, which is characterized by, “insulin resistance and β-cell dysfunction” (Edmunds & Mayhew, 2013, p. 590). Mr. Griffin’s hemoglobin A1C is 9.6% and glucose level is 353. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) (as cited in ClinicalKey, 2008), diabetes is defined by, “glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) ≥6.5%, a fasting plasma glucose level ≥126 mg/dL, a random plasma glucose level ≥200 mg/dL with symptoms of hyperglycemia, or a 2-hour plasma glucose level ≥200 mg/dL following a standard challenge of 75 g of glucose in water.” Mr. Griffin’s lab results fit the diagnosis of diabetes, which is made by interpreting results of his lab work and his current symptoms (ClinicalKey, 2008). He has a past medical history of obesity, seasonal allergies, and degenerative disc disease. He takes Zyrtec 10 mg by mouth as needed for seasonal allergies and ibuprofen 600 mg by mouth as needed for back pain.
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The individual lifestyles are the decisions, and habitat that usually result in health, illness, or even death. Some examples are cigarette smoking, diets, and physical activities (Evans & Stoddart, 1990). The environment is the elements or events that relate to health which are external to the body. In environmental determinants of health, the individual may have little or no control, which comprise of physical and social dimensions example are individual social class, being born in to a high class family, very rich or well to individuals ((Evans & Stoddart, 1990). Lastly is the organization of health care services variable consists of the quality, quantity, availability of resources, and personal relationships in the delivery of health care.
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With an evidence based understanding of the effectiveness of health promotion to give people the awareness and provide knowledge to what is essential for a healthy lifestyle (Maville and Huerta 2008). According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report, Ireland is on trend to becoming the most overweight country in Europe by 2030 according to current trends. The report compared recorded figures from 2010 and stipulated growth figures to the year 2030. If this trend in Ireland continues, experts are of the opinion that by the year 2030, Ireland may have to deal with a big obesity crisis (Anon, 2016). Many factors influence body weight including genes lack of sleep, poor diet, consuming excess amounts of food and lack of physical activity.