Fast food is associated with higher body mass index, less successful weight-loss maintenance and weight gain. Fast foods reduce the quality of diet and provide unhealthy choices especially…

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Based on past research, we anticipate that those who become overweight or obese as young adults will have been relatively taller in early childhood, and then will have…

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Alcohol is metabolized in the body mainly by the liver. The brain, pancreas, and stomach also metabolize alcohol. Many heavy drinkers do not develop cancer, and some people…

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Methylphenidate is extensively metabolized in the liver and has many drug-drug interactions. How is methylphenidate metabolized? Methylphenidate is metabolized into ritalinic acid by CES1A1, enzymes in the liver….

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A: The 2019 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines state that you cannot use a BMI code alone (these are found in ICD-10-CM code category Z68. … BMI codes should only…

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Is BMI different in different countries? Both among the obese and very obese, the average BMI is higher in the US and England compared to Taiwan. Few are…

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