Friday, August 26, 2011

How the rise of obesity in America is a growing demand for Bariatric equipment for travel and more

It is a fact: 93 million Americans are overweight. According to the U.s. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one in three Americans are overweight. One-third are obese, that is to say, they are at least 20 percent heavier than their ideal body weight. About one in 20 people is a morbidly obese or his or her ideal body weight from 50 to 100%.

Is overweight or obese increases the risk of acquiring severe medical problems, heart disease, diabetes, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, gall bladder disease, and much more. The increased stress of carrying extra weight, especially the bones of the body to set/the joints of the legs make it difficult to walk. In addition, breathing problems, such as sleep apnea and asthma can lead to overweight or obese.

Bariatric equipment has been further developed in recent years, can accommodate the growing number of people who are overweight or obese, medical and emergency assistance services for mobility in everyday life, or to enjoy the journey.

What are hospitals, fire departments and other emergency services and can accommodate persons who are overweight or obese in doing? You are investing in bigger, stronger, bariatric equipment. The entire country, more and more hospitals offer a larger wheelchair lifts, electronic, and walkers, the paarien of patient privacy curtains; tukevammista beds, floor toilet, a bathroom and a double wide chairs. They are still in the CT scanners to the weight limit. Ambulances are currently being retrofitted to tukevammista with the floorboards, the automated paarien that hold more weight, larger beds, ramps, elevators, and much more.

Regardless of their weight, or they can have their weight problems in the health of the people who are overweight or obese, and the need to travel, and require special equipment to do so. A large cruise ship, theme park, Conference Centre, or even maneuvering around the business of food can be a major challenge for the persons who are overweight or obese. In addition, it is very likely that they require to the specific needs of the mobile devices, such as other health problems, asthma, sleep apnea, etc.

Can accommodate persons who are overweight or obese, and they can travel without barriers, the special needs team offers a wide range of high-quality, reliable, and the specific needs of the equipment of the bariatric. This includes:

• Wheelchair rentals for individuals in the courts of a mass not exceeding 750 pounds
• Scooter Rentals for those who must weigh not more than 500 pounds
• Very extensive rollator rental (with walkers)
• Oxygen and oxygen equipment rentals

For all those, irrespective of weight and would have the right to travel. The special needs of the large group to help the thousands of people to the services of the authorities, who have special needs, including those who are overweight or obese, to understand their dreams of travel. By providing equipment rentals company is a bariatric gives these persons can enjoy comfortably the world without the examination of the obstacles to travel.

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Special needs Group, Inc., based in South Florida is a leading global supplier of wheelchair rentals, Scooter Rentals, oxygen rentals and other special needs equipment rentals. It also provides a variety of special needs equipment to purchase.

Andrew j. Garnett, founder, President and CEO, the special needs of the Group and the special needs at sea, the building is more than ten years with special needs for the industry's global brand leadership experience. In terms of the company's installations and the marketer, his vision and business performance expertise have driven significant growth on the specific needs and Travel industry.

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