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Increased Body Mass Index

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Overview

  • Body mass index ≥ 25.
    • Associated with Obesity

    • Metabolic syndrome - type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, dyslipidaemia
    • Ischaemic heart disease
    • Stroke
    • Respiratory - obstructive sleep apnoea, asthma
    • Gastrointestinal - reflux, cholelithiasis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
    • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Varicose veins
    • Gout
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