Type of Article: Original Research

Volume 4; Issue 2: 2017

Page No.: 466-470

DOI: 10.16965/ijims.2017.102

Assessment of Existence Metabolic Risk Factors in Obese Males and Females

Suresh Konakanchi 1, Pravallika Pagadala *2, Ramesh Babu. M 3, Shivakrishna Gouroju 4.

1 Tutor, Department of Physiology, Sri Devaraj Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka, India.

*2 Tutor, Department of Physiology, Sambhram Institute of Medical  Sciences & Research, BEML Nagar, KGF, Kolar, Karnataka, India.

3 Tutor, Department of Biochemistry, Sambhram Institute of Medical  Sciences & Research, BEML Nagar, KGF, Kolar, Karnataka, India.

4 Tutor, Department of Biochemistry, Andaman Nicobar Islands institute of Medical Sciences, Port Blair, India.

Corresponding Author: Ms. Pravallika Pagadala, Tutor, Department of Physiology, Sambhram Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, BEML Nagar, KGF, Kolar, Karnataka-563115, India. Mob no.: +919494208365. E-Mail: pravallikapagadala5@gmail.com

Abstract:

Background: Obesity has become a leading global public health problem. It is one of the underlying causes of non-communicable chronic diseases. It is linked with non-communicable disorders including hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia, coronary heart disease & stroke. It has become leading cause of morbidity and mortality in both developed & developing countries.

Aim: To study the effect of obesity on blood pressure, blood glucose and lipid profile in obese male & obese female.

Materials and Methods: 40 obese male subjects with age & sex matched 40 obese female subjects were chosen.

Results and Conclusion: Results of present study showed that obese females have high blood lipid levels compared to non-obese. Thereby proving that obese are prone to high blood lipids. This is due to changes in body fat distribution resulting in changes in body metabolism which in turn cause change in lipid levels.

Key words: Blood Lipids, Blood Glucose Levels, Blood Pressure, Obese Male, Obese Female.

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