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Women as Overweight Patients

Women as Overweight PatientsAn increasing issue for women and their health is obesity. More often than not, obese women delay or avoid seeking health care for a variety of reasons, mainly due to fears of being judged or stigmatised for their size. Often this fear is...

Obesity Issues

Obesity IssuesA very good friend of mine is what would be considered clinically obese. To me she is just Jane, my mate, a lovely, kind caring person with the most wicked sense of humour. We’ve been friends for years and in turn seen each other through a lot. However...

Design Specific Insight

Design Specific InsightWheelchair Users There are increasing numbers of wheelchair users in the UK. Currently 11 million people in the UK are living with long term illnesses that are limiting including disabilities or impairments. Statistically one or more wheelchair...

Dental Chairs for Obese Patients

Dental Chairs for Obese PatientsDisorder. The term Obesity describes higher body weight and is associated with a wide range of health issues including a risk of cardio-metabolic illnesses, and often poor mental health. People who are described as obese often...

The Everyday Struggles Of Living With Obesity

The Everyday Struggles Of Living With ObesityShocking figures revealed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) declare that the UK is one of the most obese nations in the world, with around 27% of the population considered clinically obese....

UK Obesity Rates On The Rise

UK Obesity Rates On The RiseObesity in the UK is alarmingly high, and it’s not showing signs of slowing down anytime soon. A report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) states that the UK is the most overweight country in Western Europe...

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