Obesity and Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in Middle East and UAE.

Existing Reviews

Please note, new claims can take a short while to show up.

No claims yet.

Annotation Summary

Term Occurence Count Dictionary
diabetes mellitus 1 endocrinologydiseases
metabolic syndrome 1 endocrinologydiseases
obesity 47 endocrinologydiseases

There are not enough annotations found in this document to create the proximity graph.

Review

Having read the paper, please pick a pair of statements from the paper to indicate that a drug and disease are related.

Select Drug Character Offset Drug Term Instance
Select Disease Character Offset Disease Term Instance
diabetes mellitus 1074 medical comorbidities, namely, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension (HTN), and metabolic syndrome, imposes a significant health burden on the individual
metabolic syndrome 1122 apnea (OSA), obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension (HTN), and metabolic syndrome , imposes a significant health burden on the individual and community with consequent morbidity and mortality.
obesity 540 Hospital, Dubai, UAEPublication date (ppub): /2016Publication date (epub): 12/2016AbstractA pandemic of obesity is sweeping all across the globe and the Middle East region also does not remain untouched by this prevailing
obesity 726 remain untouched by this prevailing pandemic. In fact, as per WHO report, Kuwait has the second highest obesity prevalence followed closely by other Middle East (ME) countries, namely, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United
obesity 949 Emirates (UAE). Apart from direct medical, psychological, and quality of life related adverse effects of obesity , many indirect medical comorbidities, namely, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), obesity hypoventilation
obesity 1034 adverse effects of obesity, many indirect medical comorbidities, namely, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension (HTN), and metabolic syndrome,
obesity 1326 morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this review is to shed light on the very high prevalence of obesity , undiagnosed sleep apnea, and other obesity related disorders with discussion of the contributing factors
obesity 1370 review is to shed light on the very high prevalence of obesity, undiagnosed sleep apnea, and other obesity related disorders with discussion of the contributing factors specific to the region including the fair
obesity 1681 number of patients having undiagnosed sleep disorders. We will also suggest to control this epidemic of obesity and OSA so that the corrective measure could be taken at health ministry level to help people of this
obesity 1815 corrective measure could be taken at health ministry level to help people of this region to fight against obesity and related disorders, primarily OSA.1. IntroductionObstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS)
obesity 3182 Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey and Iran, and North Africa, is no exception to the worldwide increase in obesity and subsequent medical comorbidities. Subsequently, this trend has been named as “New World Syndrome”
obesity 3461 lifestyle changes which is the most important contributing factor giving rise to high incidence of obesity .An epidemic of obesity is sweeping across the Middle East with no good signs of control and in many
obesity 3484 which is the most important contributing factor giving rise to high incidence of obesity.An epidemic of obesity is sweeping across the Middle East with no good signs of control and in many surveys it has been confirmed
obesity 3650 control and in many surveys it has been confirmed and projected that the incidence and prevalence of obesity and OSAHS will increase over the next few decades considering the high prevalence of obesity and a very
obesity 3743 prevalence of obesity and OSAHS will increase over the next few decades considering the high prevalence of obesity and a very complex interrelationship between obesity and OSAHS.Prevalence of obesity and consequent
obesity 3796 few decades considering the high prevalence of obesity and a very complex interrelationship between obesity and OSAHS.Prevalence of obesity and consequent sleep-related breathing disorders are increasing rapidly
obesity 3828 prevalence of obesity and a very complex interrelationship between obesity and OSAHS.Prevalence of obesity and consequent sleep-related breathing disorders are increasing rapidly in the Middle East region (UAE,
obesity 4248 conditions, genetics, and complex interplay of many other factors. Considering the high prevalence of obesity and OSAHS, we can no longer ignore the direct and indirect cost of obesity in terms of consequent health
obesity 4323 Considering the high prevalence of obesity and OSAHS, we can no longer ignore the direct and indirect cost of obesity in terms of consequent health problems, healthcare cost, and morbidity and mortality.3. High Prevalence
obesity 4468 problems, healthcare cost, and morbidity and mortality.3. High Prevalence of ObesityThe high prevalence of obesity could be a direct effect of the high economic class and lifestyle changes in Gulf countries over the
obesity 5231 that are considered obese according to the Global Burden of Disease Study [[5]].In KSA, prevalence of obesity in adults (age: 30–60 years) has increased by 1.5% for women and 4.1% for men every year [[6]]. A
obesity 5701 and 48% of female adults were found to be obese, respectively [[8]]. Equally alarming explosion of obesity has been observed in young people in other Middle East countries.Forbes magazine ranked UAE to be number
obesity 5975 68.3% of its citizens to be overweight making UAE one of the top countries having high prevalence of obesity [[9]].According to the latest available study by the WHO, 67% of Emirati men and 72% of Emirati women
obesity 6494 men, 40.3% were overweight but only 15.8% were obese [[4]]. In general, 20% of population suffers from obesity , which is more than the obesity rates in USA.At an obesity conference in Abu Dhabi, in 2010, it was
obesity 6526 15.8% were obese [[4]]. In general, 20% of population suffers from obesity, which is more than the obesity rates in USA.At an obesity conference in Abu Dhabi, in 2010, it was revealed that 71% of the Emirati
obesity 6553 general, 20% of population suffers from obesity, which is more than the obesity rates in USA.At an obesity conference in Abu Dhabi, in 2010, it was revealed that 71% of the Emirati adult population is obese,
obesity 6791 Abu Dhabi, 35% of the population was classified as obese and 32% as overweight [[10]].Overweight and obesity therefore have risen dramatically to alarming heights in the Middle East and UAE over the past decade
obesity 7150 modem lifestyle. Studies have also found that expatriate workers are far more likely to suffer from obesity after spending a period in the UAE due to the sedentary life/outside climate and dietary habits.A wellness
obesity 7795 More than 72% of participating healthcare professionals (HCP) (n = 50) believed that the main cause of obesity in the UAE is sedentary lifestyle with lack of awareness about the consequences of obesity. This was
obesity 7886 cause of obesity in the UAE is sedentary lifestyle with lack of awareness about the consequences of obesity . This was followed by westernized high caloric diet, cultural/genetic predisposition, and adverse climate.
obesity 8025 westernized high caloric diet, cultural/genetic predisposition, and adverse climate. This high prevalence of obesity is the stark cost of the sedentary lifestyle both Emiratis and expatriates living here, along with the
obesity 8488 to OSAHS [[12]].4. Consequences of Obesity and OSAMiddle East region is bearing the consequences of obesity and OSA with the ever-increasing incidence and prevalence of noncommunicable diseases, namely.4.1. Diabetes
obesity 8811 lifestyle-related health problems such as DM and cardiovascular diseases, often seen as a direct consequence of obesity and OSA. The burden of DM is expected to surge over the next decades in the Middle East with expected
obesity 8969 over the next decades in the Middle East with expected 60 million diabetics in year 2030. UAE has high obesity prevalence and the 2nd highest rate of diabetes in the world. According to the International Diabetes
obesity 9788 Weight reduction, medical nutrition therapy, and therapeutic lifestyle can halve the risk of DM and obesity ; however, these methods have never been employed by majority of obese persons.4.2. Cardiovascular Disease
obesity 9970 persons.4.2. Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular diseases are also on steep surge as a consequence of obesity and OSA in Middle East region and expected to continue on rise over the coming decades with significant
obesity 10211 Around 70% of the deaths in UAE are caused by cardiovascular disease with significant contribution from obesity and OSA.4.3. Road Traffic AccidentsStudies show that up to 20% of road traffic accidents are sleep-related
obesity 10981 2025 [[13]].We do not have the exact cost for the UAE but, with the country ranking high globally in obesity and diabetes prevalence, the economic impact could run into billions and it is the “need of the hour”
obesity 11119 economic impact could run into billions and it is the “need of the hour” to estimate the cost of obesity and related health problems to take steps to curb the healthcare cost.5. Prevalence of OSAHS in the
obesity 11400 with the goals of estimating the prevalence of symptoms and risk of OSAHS and the relationship between obesity and OSAHS found that 20.9% of patients who attended PHC were at high risk for OSAHS (22.9% males, 19.5%
obesity 12167 8.3%) were at high risk for OSA [[19]].One UAE study with the objectives of assessing the prevalence of obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) among OSA patients revealed that 8.5% [5.4–13.1%; CI 95%] of the studied
obesity 14741 two national surveys (conducted 6 years apart) reflects the increasing incidence and prevalence of obesity , OSA, and the increased awareness among physicians and general population about sleep disorders.7. Current
obesity 16318 and UAE (cf. developed countries) due to the abovementioned factors. If we compare the prevalences of obesity and extrapolate these values in relation to the possible prevalence of OSAHS (based on applying the
obesity 16476 possible prevalence of OSAHS (based on applying the data from the US/western studies on prevalence of obesity and OSAHS), we would find a huge number of undiagnosed patients suffering from OSAHS and SRDB in the
obesity 17359 approach including intensive ministerial and administrative efforts should be taken in order to prevent obesity including public education and awareness emphasizing the early diagnosis and treatment of obesity, OSA,
obesity 17457 prevent obesity including public education and awareness emphasizing the early diagnosis and treatment of obesity , OSA, and other consequent medical problems in order to curb the numbers of these curable diseases in
obesity 17640 these curable diseases in the Middle East and UAE can hopefully bring down the staggering rates of obesity and the associated comorbidities to ensure that the population remains healthy and prosperous forever.Insurance
obesity 18025 misconception that this is a psychiatry problem), because there are much higher healthcare costs involved in obesity and OSA (direct and indirect); hence, insurance companies could save millions of dollars which they
obesity 18569 public through different media channels and to organize educational programs targeting the patients with obesity and OSA

You must be authorized to submit a review.