Eating disorder charcterized by extreme loss, poor body image, and irrational fears of weight gain obesity.
Dieters, Ballet dancers, competitive athletes, fitness instructors
Risk groupd for anorexia nervosa.
An eating disorder charcterized by recurrent episodes of rapid, uncontrolled eating of large amounts of food in a short amount of tim. Episodes usually followed by purging.
The purposeful restriction of food intake below desired amounts in order to control body weight.
A disease charcterized by abnormal utilization of carbohydrates by the body and elevated blood glucose level.
Type 1 diabetes
diseased charcterized by high blood glucose levels resulting from destruction of the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas.
Type 2 diabetes
diseased charcterized by high blood glucose levels due to the body's inability to use insulin normally, or to produce enough insulin.
A condition in which cell membranes have reduced sensitivity to insulin so that more insulin than normal is required to transport a given amount of glucose into cells.
Condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be Dx as diabetes.
Fatty liver disease
condition primarly associated with obesity, diabetes, and excessive alcohol intake.
measure of the extent to which blood glucose level is raised by a 50g portion of a carbohydrate-containing food compared to 50g of glucose or white bread
a measure of the extent to which blood glucose level is raised by a given amount of a carbohydrates-containing food. GL is calculated by multiplying a food food's GI by its carbohydrate content.
one of a number of disorders that results when circulation of blood to parts of the heart is inadequate
Deposits of cholesterol, other fats, calcium, and cell materials in the lining of the inner wall of arteries.