Effects of Obesity and Clinical Assessment

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess fat is accumulated in the body. It has a negative impact on health and the patient becomes susceptible to various disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, and various cancers. read more »»

It is important to assess the food intake in addition to the measurements to obtain a clear picture of the disorder. It has become a leading preventable cause of death worldwide, with increasing rates in adults and children. Obesity is more common in women than in men. It is one of the serious health problems of the 21st century. One should be aware of the various risk factors to be able to maintain good health. Learn all about obesity and its assessment in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Various physical examination, anthropometric, and laboratory assessments of obesity
  • Risk factors of obesity
  • Various adverse effects of obesity”

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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