Some may feel that labeling patients as overweight or obese is simply stating the obvious and won't make much difference.
What does O/O stand for?
O/O stands for Overweight or Obese
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We have 13 other meanings of O/O in our Acronym Attic
- Operations Maintenance Logistics
- Occluded-to-Normal (vascular medicine)
- Order Notify (bill of lading)
- Omphalocele and Neural Tube Defects
- Office Of
- On Order
- Operations Order
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The study suggests weight problems continue to be far worse for older children than younger children, with one-inthree Year 6 pupils either overweight or obese and nearly one in five obese.
Obese women are also more likely to die early than overweight or obese men.
Women with breast cancer have more aggressive disease and lower survival rates if they are overweight or obese.
Being overweight or obese in middle age hikes a person's risk of severe heart and kidney problems later in life, even in people whose blood pressure is normal, two new studies show.
Over the last 40 years, the percentage of people with high cholesterol dropped more among overweight or obese than among leaner Americans, CDC researchers reported.
At an urban high school, set in a low-income neighborhood, serving an ethnic minority population, one might find nearly half the teens overweight or obese.