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The issue of obesity affecting the nursing care department has been of great concern. The

percentage of children who have been able to be diagnosed of diabetes has been in constant

increase. It has been able to have both long term and immediate impacts on the social, emotional

and physical health of these teenagers. Most of them have been able to undergo very harsh

situations as a result of this issue. Their health has been under varying serious chronic conditions

as a result. In this task, I will have a look at some of the basic facts and the opinions of people

relating to the whole issue of obesity at childhood.

Problem statement

The main reason for this paper is mainly to do with the whole process of obesity and how it

relates to the children and people of other ages. This paper will therefore seek to find some

overviews of all that this issue entails. It is therefore fundamental that the whole process is fully


According to Newman, (2016), subdued information about obesity has been presented

and also its heaviness in different homelands felt. Notwithstanding the instructive determination

and the social medical data, the degree of youthful obesity in America does not show any

symptoms of decreasing. Recent research has shown that within three countries in America, there

is one country among them that has a large number of people who are obesed. In spite of

knowing the insinuations of obesity the challenge keeps on persisting. For the past thirty years,

the rate of obesity among the juvenile creased while on teenage it is multiplied.
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As for the year 2012, kids between the age of 6 and 11 their total percentage adds to 18.

The main cause of obesity is intake of too many calories that has less chances of getting

metabolized. Nevertheless, shifting of the diet is taking place at a low progression. The analysis

of the various school works extends in giving more aspects of the babyhood on matters related to

obesity. Inappropriately, this does not disclose a good image.

According to Sahoo et al, (2015), the proportion of obesity has arrived to a level that has

grown in relation to the growing nations. The issue of overheavy and obesity in infantile has

been realized to have many benefits on both corporal and mental healthiness. The likeness of

youngsters suffering from obesity and matters relating to weighty certainly move to parenthood

while still possessing the disorder. Naturally, it can simultaneously lead to non-verbal ailments

such as diabetes and cardiovascular at lower age. Generally, the causes of the disease are

assumed to be numerous since the machinery is not properly known. Globally, increasing

occurrence of heaviness has shown vital protagonist in sectors such as; environmental factors,

lifestyle preference and cultural environment. Basically, the rise in the level of calories and fats

are rumored to be the grounds of being obese and bulky. Apart from that, the intake of more than

the required amount of sugar in soft drinks is the supportive indication of acquiring obesity. At

the same time, continuous lack of exercise would contribute to increase in the proportionality of

obesity worldwide. It is of profound distress that most children affected with obesity are likely to

suffer in areas such as physical health, social and emotional well- being and self-experience.

Deprivation of theoretical presentation and the inferior excellent of the experiences of a kids life

is also related to the later.

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Skinner and Skelton, (2014) presents us with another detailed conversation concerning

the same issue. In relation to opposing the infancy obesity, the prevalent mass media has also

advertised the indication of the advancement. Inappropriately, the revision of the targeted low

earning kids who have not joined the kindergarten or certain topographical area contributes in

curbing the overstretching to the US populace. In proportion to dominancy of over heaviness and

obesity, the attitude anxiety of the topical intelligences thus the revision covers the expressive

upsurge. Those children who are overhead of the verges for the bulkiness and obesity to

advanced BMIs might have moved to the right direction in the Body Mass Index (BMI).

According to the studies on investigating inclinations, the serious obesity has been seen to have a

noticeable intensification to specific collection. The distinction of stark obesity is dangerous to

accept because its healthiness possession is likely to be powerful in relation to cardio metabolic

hazard that is fewer than plain obesity. For 14 years that is from the year 1999 to the year 2012,

our impartial has been to survey to the predominance of the obesity and the Spartan obesity as by

the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Cunningham et al., (2014) also asserts that in the United States, the issue of obesity has

been the major problem in healthiness sectors. Despite the leanings of obesity incidences, we

realized that it should be acknowledged but astonishingly very minimal of it is branded. Carrying

out inspection that may reveal the perception into the countryside is widely spread. However, the

susceptible eons and the other teams are utmost jeopardy of obese.

He moves further to identifying the frequency of the situation. From the coast-to- coast

info, it declares that the frequency of the pediatricity of obesity up to the moment contains

mostly the teenagers who are transforming into being adults. On the year 1996, it is found that
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between 13-20 years consequently to the year 2001 basing on 19-26 years of the teenagers are

affected with obesity. From the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, it is proved

that for those five years, the compound percentage results to be 12.8%. These range from 6.6%

coming from the Asian girls to non-Hispanic black girls experiencing a total of 18.5%.

Nevertheless, obesity begins at early stages of life during the pre-adolescent stage. From the year

1998 to 2007, we account that obesity attacks most children at the age of 5 when they are joining

kindergarten and take them through until they approach their eighth grade at the age of 14 years.

Whiteman, (2014) puts it precisely that Youthful obesity is not something that is a matter

of beautifying or that a child must grow up with. There are medicinal subjects to obesity and as a

matter of facts is that, obese infants are likely to be obese grown-ups. With that, the kids are

undergoing the equal treatment as their parentages in order to control the pressure of their blood,

diabetes and cholesterol. The proportionality of the infancy obesity is two times in babies and

multiplied in youths as for the historical thirty years. The commonness of obesity has increased

gradually. For children of ages 6-11 years has their percent increasing from 7 to 18% that is from

the year 1980 to 2012 while the increase of ages of 12-19 is from 5-21% simultaneously.

Following the momentous surges has resulted to the obesity- related vigor situations. Basing on

the assessment of 2007 population mostly on 5-17 years, it exposed that 70% of the children with

obesity has a menace of cardiovascular disorder. Due to this it has recognized the rise of

musculoskeletal bugs, diabetes together with cancer. The sound effects of obesity can persevere

in adult life and without possible ways of stopping or preventing it and then it would lead to

deterioration of the worlds economy. Awareness has been created in endeavor to confront

childhood obesity.
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The whole problem of obesity during the childhood period is an issue of great concern

and should therefore be fully addressed. There are various things that have arisen as a result of

the same. One of the issues is the fact that those children who are obese might end up growing.

Issues such as the declaration of pediatricity of the obese going up have also been considered. It

is therefore important if all these facts have been established.

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