Obesity

Middle-aged adults with ID are more likely to have higher BMI

Kelly Hsieh, PhD Read More...

Overweight and Obesity Reduced as a Result of a Multicomponent Program for Adults with ID

Fermin Martinez-Zaragoza, PhD Read More...

Physical activity program improves health in adults with ID

Guillermo Oviedo, PhD Read More...

Obesity prevalence high in adults with ID

By Kelly Hsieh, PhD Read More...

Obese youth with and without Prader-Willi Syndrome need more physical activity

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Diobel Castner, M.S.
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Physical activity promotion/obesity prevention efforts for children with SHCN are inadequate

By Juhee Kim, MS, Sc.D.
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Park-based afterschool program improves cardiovascular health and physical fitness in children with disabilities

By Sarah Messiah, PhD, MPH
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People with learning disabilities may benefit from body awareness groups

By Liz Offen, PhD
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Prisoners with ID have worse health outcomes than their non-disabled peers

By Shannon Dias, MPH, MIPH, BDS
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High overweight and obesity levels of people with ID worldwide

By: Viviene Temple, PhD
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Free, convenient screening for cardiovascular disease risk improves participation among adults with ID

By: Gerald Koh, PhD
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Diabetes poorly managed in people with ID

By Laurence Taggart, PhD
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Prisoners with ID have unrecognized health care needs

By Shannon Dias, MPH, MIPH, BDS
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Exercise and healthy eating strategies for people with ID are needed

By Amanda Casey, PhD
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School physical activity and nutrition program improves health

By Eva Flygare Wallén
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BMI may overestimate body fatness in youth with Down syndrome

By Linda Bandini, PhD
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More published research related to the role of nurses and effective nursing interventions for older people with ID is needed

By Robert Jenkins, PhD
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One quarter of Korean children with ID are overweight or obese

By Hynju Park
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North American children with ID have higher rates of obesity compared to the rest of the world

By Meghann Lloyd, PhD
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Older women with ID may have higher rates of obesity and diabetes

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