The most widely used method to define obesity is Body-Mass-Index (BMI), a ratio of weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared (kg/m2)
Indian patient have more risk of heart disease, diabetes and early death due to obesity, World Health Organisation (WHO) has suggested lower BMI for obesity surgery for Asian population. Obese: Body Mass Index (BMI) of 26 or greater. (BMI=kg/m2) Morbidly Obese: Body Mass Index (BMI) of 37.5 or greater (Roughly equivalent to 35 kg. over your ideal body weight).
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