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Description of Obesity

Overweight

Weight is higher than what is expected for height, but not high enough to be called obesity. BMI is between 25 and 30. Being overweight may be associated with all medical conditions which are associated with obesity.

Obesity

Defined as BMI > 30

Morbid Obesity

Defined by BMI > 35

Severe Obesity

Defined by BMI > 40

Complications of Obesity


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