n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Case report : managing obesity

Volume 22, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... CASE REPORT Two interesting case reports appeared in the Medical Journal of Australia recently, both dealing with the management of obesity. The first is of an overweight 13-year-old girl who went to her GP with an upper respiratory tract infection. Her mother remarked that the girl was worried about her weight and was being teased at school. She was sedentary, with no interests that included physical activity. Several members of her family were obese, but there was no family history of disorders associated with insulin resistance.The girl's weight was 72.6 kg and her height 161.5 cm, giving her a ..

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