We have spoken quite a bit about the need for Obesity Education and Training.
Today, I would like to share with you the top 7 reasons some of our students chose to study Obesity Care and Management with CCH online.
Did you know that an important consideration when treating a patient with overweight and obesity is, sleep apnoea?
Obesity is a major risk factor for the increased incidence of sleep apnoea. Sleep apnoea is a sleep disorder characterised by pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing during sleep.
As a person gains weight, especially in the trunk and neck area, the risk of...Read More
This year’s 2016 Diabetes Professional Care conference was a hugely successful event. Held in London’s Kensington Olympia, many of the diabetic care industry innovators, specialists and thought leaders converged to share their knowledge and spread awareness of this increasingly prevalent and life-changing disease. The second ever instalment of this free-to-attend, CPD accredited exhibition...Read More
Working with an overweight or obese client can be a daunting challenge. Most fitness professionals are ill-equipped to face the challenge head on because they’ve never been given the proper tools or understanding of their client’s situation. One of the biggest frustrations for your overweight and obese clients is not just losing the weight, but keeping it off once they’ve achieved that goal....Read More
According to ABC news, the average calorie intake at a Thanksgiving dinner is 4500 calories!
And, if you add your leftover turkey sandwich to the equation, that’s another 450 calories!
In order to burn off 85 calories you have to walk one mile at a brisk pace, so to burn off that incredible Thanksgiving feast, the drinks, and that left over turkey sandwich, you’ll have to walk 60...Read More
Patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery have a reduced risk of death from obesity or other disease by up to 48% after 10 years. In a Obesity. new study researchers followed almost 2,700 gastric bypass patients over a period of 10 years and found that mortality benefits became apparent after only two years post-surgery. The biggest reduction in risk was found in patients over 60 and...Read More
Scientists at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre claim that they are able to predict an individual’s chances of success at weight loss with a simple brain scan and have published their findings in Obesity. The researchers used MRI scans to assess the amount of white and grey matter in the participants and were able to predict weight loss with 78% accuracy based on the brain volume. The...Read More