MORBIDITY ASSOCIATED WITH OBESITY

Amjad Meshal Allahyani , Fatimah Abdullah Alrabeh , Hanan Abdullah Alhajji, Fatmah Mohsen Alhejji 3, Sameer Ayed Almaghamsi , Feras Abdulwahab Alghamdi , Zeyad Saad Aljohani, Faisal Ali Alghamdi , Abdullah Saleh Almuslam, Hussain Abdullah Alkhamis , Saleh Abdulaziz Abubaker
2018 Zenodo  
Body mass index (BMI) is the most commonly used parameter for fatness measurement. It is calculated based on weight and length of an individual by dividing the weight -in kilogram- on the squared length in meter (Kg/M2). The normal BMI slightly differ among genders. However, a BMI ranging from 25.0 to 29.9 kg/m2 is defined as adult overweight. Number high as 30 kg/m2 or more is considered to be obesity. Aim of work: In this review, we will discuss the comorbidities associated with obesity
more » ... ology: We did a systematic search for the comorbidities associated with obesity in the using PubMed search engine (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/) and Google Scholar search engine (https://scholar.google.com). All relevant studies were retrieved and discussed. We only included full articles. Conclusions: With its burden on the healthcare system and individuals' lifestyle, Obesity is an important concern. Believing of obesity as a character flaw has shifted to more in-depth understanding of it is nature as a disease. Obesity is a result of complex interaction between multiple co-variables. Genes, Socioeconomic status, and cultural beliefs, and environmental factors are associated with the development of, and difficulty treating, obesity. Key words: Morbidity, obesity, risk factors, complications.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1845304 fatcat:xpktd666u5c4hhwvqex5ko57qa