Addressing Weight Issues in Menopausal Women– Describe the relationship between hormonal changes during perimenopause and increases in total body fat and abdominal body fat.
Analyze non-hormonal factors that significantly contribute to weight gain in peri- and postmenopausal women.
Define the increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease associated with these changes.
Discuss the potential benefits of hormonal therapy for improving insulin sensitivity and reducing type 2 diabetes in high risk women.
Advocate increased physical activity in all perimenopausal women to minimize weight gain and body fat changes during the menopausal transition.
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