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Obesity

Obesity - Symptoms

Obesity - How to prevent?

Obesity - Diagnosis

​The body mass index (BMI) is used to diagnose obesity. The World Health Organization classifies BMI ranges as follows:

ClassificationBMI (kg/m2)
Underweight< 18.5
Normal range18.5 – 24.9
Overweight25.0 – 29.9
Obese≥ 30.0

In some instances, additional tests may be required to look for a hormonal problem that may contribute to obesity.

Obesity - Preparing for surgery

Obesity - Post-surgery care

Obesity - Other Information

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