Women Obesity Pregnant and Assumed Proportions Epidemics Significant Chronic Diseases

Authors

  • Zubaidah Ibrahim Younus Al Gaoale
  • Khansaa Ghanim Sheekhoo Al- Azzawi
  • Mirvet Basim Dhannooon Al-Sabaawi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v22i3.3306

Keywords:

obesity, pregnancy, insulinresistance, gestational diabetes.

Abstract

Obesity is one of the most socially significant chronic diseases, that has taken the magnitude of the epidemic, with
increasing attention to obesity in pregnant women. Despite continuous improvement of surveillance system for antenatal
and obstetric care, the number of pregnant women with obesity is increasing, in this connection, this problem is of special
importance.
The present review covers the basic mechanisms involved in development of obesity and hormonal disorders in
pregnancy, the risks and complications associated with obesity in pregnancy. As well as measures for the prevention of
excess weight before and during pregnancy.

Author Biographies

Zubaidah Ibrahim Younus Al Gaoale

High diploma family medicine specialist, AL_Mansoor of primary Health care centre, M.B.Ch.B_D.FM

Khansaa Ghanim Sheekhoo Al- Azzawi

High diploma family medicine specialist, AL-Qudis primary health care center, M.B.CH.B_D.FM

Mirvet Basim Dhannooon Al-Sabaawi

Specialist Family Medicin,Fellow of Arab Board of Health Specialization, AL-Batool Teaching Hospital, Mosul, Iraq,M.B.Ch.B/F.A.B.H.FM.

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Published

2022-08-16

How to Cite

Zubaidah Ibrahim Younus Al Gaoale, Khansaa Ghanim Sheekhoo Al- Azzawi, & Mirvet Basim Dhannooon Al-Sabaawi. (2022). Women Obesity Pregnant and Assumed Proportions Epidemics Significant Chronic Diseases. Medico Legal Update, 22(3), 46–52. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v22i3.3306

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