NURS 4015 WK 6 DISCUSSION

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Nurs 4015 wk 6

 

Obesity is a problem not only in the United States, but globally as well. As you know, obesity can lead to numerous chronic health problems from heart disease to type 2 diabetes. Childhood diabetes is also increasing at a disconcerting rate. Consider how obesity rates in the United States compare to other developed and developing countries. Also reflect on health promotion and prevention strategies that BSN nurses can implement. With these thoughts in mind, respond to the following(250-350 Words)

 

REFER TO BELOW RESOURCES/REFERENCES WHEN ADDRESSING THE QUESTIONS:

 

 

 

  • How do health issues resulting from obesity in the United States compare to those in other countries?

     

  • When developing an obesity health prevention strategy in the U.S. and in another country, what are some of the ethical, cultural, economic, political, or environmental issues a BSN nurse should consider?

 

 

 

References

 

WHO Statistical Information System
http://www.who.int/whosis/en/

 

 

 

Course Text: Holtz, Carol. (2013). Global health care: Issues and policies (2nd edition). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett

 

Chapter 10, "Global Perspectives on Selected Chronic Cardiovascular Diseases"

 

 

 

Course Text: Stanhope, M., & Lancaster, J. (2014). Public health nursing: Population-centered health care in the community. (Rev. 8th ed.). Maryland Heights, MO: Mosby Elsevier

 

 

 

Chapter 20, "Promoting Health Through Healthy Communities and Cities"

 

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