NAASO

AcronymDefinition
NAASONorth American Association for the Study of Obesity
NAASONumber of Awakenings After Sleep Onset (sleep study)
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A mesma classificacao foi adotada, em 2000, pela North American Association for Study of Obesity (NAASO) e National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), embora com nomenclatura diferente: obesidade I com IMC 30-34.9 kg/[m.sup.2]; obesidade II com IMC 35-39,99 kg/[m.sup.2]; e obesidade morbida > 40 kg/[m.sup.2] (LIMA, 2007).
A separate study by the same researchers, presented at October 2007 annual meeting of the North American Association of the Study of Obesity (NAASO), showed that obese people who lost weight and kept it off for at least a year had a significant turnaround in their cardiovascular health.
Rolls reported at the annual meeting of NAASO, the Obesity Society.
Greenway said at the annual meeting of NAASO, the Obesity Society.
Survey results released by the University of Connecticut's Center for Survey Research & Analysis (CSRA) and presented at the 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting of NAASO, The Obesity Society, found that many adults are confused about the safety and regulation of dietary supplements for weight loss.
"NAASO Urges Congress to Double Obesity Research Spending to 2% NIH Budget." North American Association for the Study of Obesity, May 2, 2002.
Heymsfield et al., "Waist circumference and cardiometabolic risk: a consensus statement from Shaping America's Health: Association for Weight Management and Obesity Prevention; NAASO, The Obesity Society; the American Society for Nutrition; and the American Diabetes Association," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol.
In 2004, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), and North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO) created consensus guidelines for screening psychiatric patients receiving atypical antipsychotics.
NEW ORLEANS -- In a patient with a body mass index of 40 kg/[m.sup.2] or more, measuring the height of the abdomen while the patient is lying down is a better indicator of visceral adiposity than is measuring waist circumference, according to a poster presented at the annual meeting of NAASO, the Obesity Society.
NEW ORLEANS -- An oral device that fits in the mouth much like a retainer could help overweight individuals eat more slowly and, in the process, eat less and lose weight, according to a poster presented at the annual meeting of NAASO, the Obesity Society.
Stevens, who presented the study results at the annual meeting of NAASO, the Obesity Society.
Why slipstream behind the emblem of a snooty national research organization like The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), The North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO), or even the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology?