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Increased Body Mass Index



Body mass index â‰¥ 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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