Visitor Post – Lindsey Reece on children’s gastric balloon feasibility study
A small number of children aged 13 years – 16 years suffer severe obesity which has a negative impact on their health and lifestyle. Such individuals also suffer from psychosocial effects as a consequence of their obesity with poor self-esteem inexpensive real canada goose white . high rates of depression & poor school attendance with an adverse effect on their quality of life real canada goose white . Currently there are limited treatment options for these adolescents with weight and behaviour programmes along with pharmaetical treatments of limited benefits to this group real canada goose white cheap .
A multi disciplinary research team from Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Children’s Hospital are conducting a feasibility study real canada goose white . to assess the effectiveness of an intra-gastric balloon as a kick start for weight loss discount real canada goose white . in children aged 13 – 16 years with severe obesity (BMI > 3. 5SD. typically up to 150kg). The balloon is placed in the stomach for 6 months yet all participants will receive support and follow up for up to 2 years.
All children and families will undergo a lifestyle management programme supporting them to make positive life changes through a range of talking therapies to help promote behavioural change. This robust, canada goose coat uk outlet . evidence based. patient led programme will follow a broad structured curriculum of topics including healthy eating. physical activity real canada goose white , canada goose chateau parka waterproof 2015 . support networks real canada goose white purchase . school and environments manteau canada goose femme on sale . over the course of the intervention canada goose black bomber online store . A specialist dietician will support the design and delivery of the nutritional component of the programme, real is nobis better than canada goose . with an exercise specialist conducting supervised physical activity sessions tailored to help families build activity into their everyday lives. It is anticipated that this pilot will inform larger research studies assessing effective weight management intervention in obese adolescents and their families.
Read Lindsey Reece’s presentation for the SHINE AGM here shop for canada goose store online . For any enquiries about this project please contact Lindsey Reece at Centre for Sport and Exercise Science. Sheffield Hallam University on 0114 225 4355 or email parka canada goose france 2015 . real canada goose white