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Obesity is a major problem for all the people. In regarding of the obesity, it becomes so easy to get obesity but to get rid from the obesity become difficult. The obesity is a serious risk for health. In England, it has been estimated that 47% of males & 36% of females would be obese till 2025 as well as this will rise till 60% of males & 57% of females would be obese till 2050.
Because of the obesity, there are so many health problems are creating the huge burden on NHS and this burden can increase with the increase of obese people. To reduce the obesity, the primary nurses help a lot to the obese people specially those nurses who involved in managing long term conditions as well as those nurses involved in health promotion, they are perfect to reduce obesity with the obese people. By having the obesity, the obese people face so many health consequences such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, depression, dyslipidaemia and obstructive sleep apnoea.
The obesity occurs when the energy intake exceeds and energy expenditure low on a regular basis. The others causes of obesity are genetic syndromes, some prescribed medications and hypothalamic injury. Besides it, the greatest influence for the development of obesity is lifestyle. To reduce the obesity, the obese people require three essential things such as motivation, Eating and Physical activity. By having the motivation, the obese people can reduce the obesity. In eating, quantity of foods should less and avoids high calories foods.
According to a study, Patients which can access their medical test results and medical records through online, they have the tendency to use more medical services & visit their doctor more than beforehand. It is a general belief that viewing health records electronically as well as being able to email the doctor will result in less office visits as well as phone calls and finally it cut health costs but it is not Wright.
According to a study of Dr. Ted Palen, who is a clinical researcher at Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute in Denver, Palen said it is possible that increase in medical services was not a result of online access. Eventually, he came to this conclusion that the online access is so nice thing because it produces better health care as well as better results for patients.
According to a study that published on November 21 at Journal of American Medical Association the team of Palen collected data of Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute from 2005 to 2010.
The researchers of Palen Team tracked office visits, hospitalization visits, emergency department visits, telephone calls, 44,000 adults with online access for their medical records & some 44000 patients without online access. Researchers found that the office visits of online users had Sixteen percent more as well as Eight percent more telephone calls in the year after they got online access compared by their before.
The patients without online access, they had Eight Percent less clinic visits as well as there was no change in phone calls. By this study, Palen team stated that online access to medical records is not beneficial for saving money but it is very beneficial for improving health.