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Exam & Evaluation (Obesity: Etiology, Assessment, Medical Treatment)
 
Questions: Please respond to following statements.

1 In 2008, more than 60% of Americans over 20 y/o were overweight.
True     False
2 There is a strong association between obesity and cancer.
True     False
3 Between 2009 and 2010, the prevalence of obesity did not differ significantly between men and women
True     False
4 Leptin is a hormone produced by adipocytes that induces the sensation of hunger.
True     False
5 Waist circumference should be measured at the top of the iliac crest.
True     False
6 The NIH guidelines discourage the use of weight loss pharmacotherapy for patients with a BMI of 35 or less.
True     False
7 BMI is used to determine the ratio of fat to lean tissue
True     False
8 A common recommended weight loss goal is:
  20% of body weight over twenty weeks
  20% of body weight over one year
  10% of of body weight achieved over 6 months
9 Phentermine is a Schedule IV drug because it has a low potential for abuse.
True     False
10 Orlistat reduces absorption of fat by inhibiting the activity of gastric and pancreatic lipases .
True     False
11 Weight loss surgery provides sustained weight loss for more than 5 years in most patients.
True     False
12 Gallstone are a rare complication of rapid weight loss following weight loss surgery.
True     False
13 Young children who were overweight are more than 5 times as likely to be overweight at age twelve.
True     False
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