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UAE Targets Teens in Obesity Fight

by Kathy Jones on  July 12, 2010 at 10:14 PM Obesity News   - G J E 4
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has decided to target teens in the fight against obesity and has asked teenagers who weigh over 90 kgs to attend anti-obesity sessions.
 UAE Targets Teens in Obesity Fight
UAE Targets Teens in Obesity Fight
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A "No to obesity" program has been launched by the department of health education and promotion under the ministry of health.

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Maysoon Al Shaer, acting director of health education and promotion, said that some20 students who weighed between 90-145 kgs would take part in this program.

All students will be tested for diabetes and hypertension before being put on a regime designed to reduce weight.


Source: Medindia
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