Clinical Log: Role in Weight Loss and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

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Clinical Log: Role in Weight Loss and Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Exercise is important in health promotion because of its role in weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight in order to reduce an individual’s risk of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. For obese individuals walking is a safe form of exercise that can be used to achieve gradual weight loss in order to improve their health. This paper is a discussion of the use of walking as a health promotion strategy in an obese patient with hypertension. In this paper, three research articles that discuss walking in weight reduction are described.
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Ms. B. is a 41 year old African American female with past medical history of...
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