Obesity and Diabetes

Dexter, Alex, Brittney


Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases, particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, and asthma.
Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food energyintake, lack of physical activity, and genetic susceptibility, although a few cases are caused primarily by genes, endocrine disorders, medications or psychiatric illness
Dieting and physical exercise are the mainstays of treatment for obesity
Obesity is a leading preventable cause of death worldwide, with increasing prevalence in adults and children, and authorities view it as one of the most serious public health problems of the 21st century.

Type 2 Diabetes

- Increased thirst and frequent urination
- Increased hunger
- weight loss despite lack of excersize
- fatique
- blurred vision
- slow-healing sores and frequent infections
- areas of darkened skin
- eye complications
- blood vessel and heart damage
- kidney damage
unhealthy lifestyle and increased risk
- being overweight is a primary risk factor
- inactivity, a lack of excercise is a risk factor
- a high-sugar diet is a risk factor

Average Vitals

blood presure- children- 110/70 adults-120/80
body temperature- all ages- 98.6
respiratory rate- children- 14-22 adults- 12-18
oxygen levels- children- 98-100 adults- 95-100
heart rate- children- 55-85 adults- 60-80