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					  Diabetes, Heart
  Disease, and the
“Weight of the Nation”

          Brett McIff, PhD
Community Transformation Coordinator
    Utah Department of Health
               Goals for Today
    O Discuss the rates of obesity over the past 30
      years, including recent trends
    O Discuss some of the leading issues within
      obesity prevention/treatment
       O Diabetes
       O Heart disease, especially blood pressure
    O Identify areas where you           can be more
      involved
For questions during the presentation,
email gsunada@utah.gov
 Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell
          Me…
O IfI told you about a
  condition:              O Contributed to   five of
   O Had a prevalence       the 10 leading
     rate of almost 70%     causes of death
   O Cost over $190       O Affected all walks of
     billion in health      life, but particularly
     care costs             impacted those least
   O Had doubled and in     capable of protecting
     some cases tripled     themselves.
     since 1980
    Wouldn’t you do
everything in your power
       to stop it?
Overweight and Obesity Rates
     in U.S., 1989-2010
Overweight and Obesity Rates
     in Utah, 1989-2010
A rich nation, a poor quality of
              life
 O Our typical approaches for addressing obesity
   are reaching their maximum effectiveness, we
   need a new paradigm:
 O Go to the gym             PA for daily tasks
 O Go on a diet              Change way we eat
 O Change your body          Change your mind
 O Don’t do this             Do that
      Patient Counseling as a billable service
Physical Inactivity
Poor Nutrition
Sugar Sweetened Beverages
O Percentof weight
 increase in the U.S
 between 1977 and
 2007 is attributed to
 sugar sweetened
 beverages?

    O20%
Medical Complications
Obesity and Hypertension
             is attributable to obesity in
O Hypertension
 75% of men and 65% of women
  O Adiposity is a major controllable risk factor
    for hypertension


O Minor changes in weight status dramatically
 affect blood pressure control, particularly
 when coupled with regular PA
 Hypertension and Kidney
         Disease
O The sustained high blood pressure
  associated with overweight and obesity
  damages blood vessels throughout the
  body, including the small vessels that feed
  the kidneys
O Hypertension causes more than 25,000 new
  cases of kidney failure every year
O More than 25% of kidney disease in U.S.
  adults may be related to obesity
               Diabesity
O While genetics does play a role, the most
  influential factor for getting type II diabetes
  is overweight and obesity

O Lifestyle interventions that support blood
  glucose level control through physical
  activity and nutrition are highly effective
What WE can do
The Movement
      O HBO   series
         O The Weight of the
           Nation
      O Physical  activity as a
        vital sign
      O Federal, State, and
        Local activities
      O Health Care
        providers
Patient history and physicals
O Allpatients should       O The last thing
  be asked about their       mentioned is the
  PA and nutrition           most remembered:
   O How many days a         O “See you next time,
     week are you              eat healthy!”
     physically active?      O Prescriptions for PA
   O How healthy is your
     diet? Tell me about
     it.
              Resources
O HBO series and community engagement
  materials
  O http://theweightofthenation.hbo.com
O Map of the Movement and fact sheets
  O http://www.communitycommons.org/wotn
O Utah Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
  O http://health.utah.gov/diabetes
O Utah Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
  Program
  O http://www.hearthighway.org
  Questions?
   Brett McIff, PhD
   Bmciff@utah.gov

For questions during the
  presentation, email
  gsunada@utah.gov

				
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