HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Pediatric obesity is an epidemic in the United States, with an estimated 17% of children ages 2-19 being overweight or obese. Early recognition and diagnosis of pediatric obesity is key to successful intervention and management of what could become a lifelong situation of serious health conditions. seca, the global leader in medical measuring and weighing, emphasizes the importance of prevention and early recognition for childhood obesity, and supports clinicians with its new seca 360 wireless system. The medical scales and software comprised in this system gives a comprehensive overview of a patient's health and provides the tools necessary to identify cardiometabolic risk factors, growth/development disorders, and works as a nutrition planner to establish target weight goals.
Once this data is captured, all it takes is the press of a key and the selection of a seca 360 wireless product to analyze and interpret the height and weight measurements. With the seca analytics 105, medical inquiries about the patient's general health status and nutritional condition are answered in the modules, measurements compared to standard values and findings can be displayed on an easy-to-read printout. This type of diagnostic assistance adds a completely new dimension to medical advice.
About seca Corporation
seca, the global leader in medical measuring and weighing, offers healthcare providers advanced wireless technology and system solutions that go beyond height and weight. Based on over 170 years of quality German engineering, seca medical devices set the standard for innovation, design and reliability. On every continent, doctors and nurses in medical practices, hospitals and nursing homes rely on the high quality of seca's medical measurement systems and scales. seca products range from pediatric scales and measuring systems, measuring stations and column scales, flat scales, height measuring systems, multifunctional and wheelchair scales, chair scales and specialized scales. To learn more about seca products, please visit www.seca.com
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