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Obesity

Increase body weight from normal rates for age and sex, and family-related traits

Calculated by : BMI = Wt (Kg) / Ht (m2)  

The seriousness of obesity :

Obesity is symptomatic and not a disease, but it may

Cause many diseases:

Type II diabetes

High blood lipids >> Limitations of the arteries of the body

Chronic hypertension

Heart and brain clots

Fatty liver

Causes of obesity : Hypothyroidism

some medicine (Cortisone )

The most important follow-up tests for people with obesity:

    Thyroid Function tests 

    FSH – LH – E2 – Progesterone 

    Cortisol – ACTH  

    HbA1c

    KFT:  Cr – Urea (BUN)

    Lipid profile: Cholesterol – TG – HDL – LDL

LFT: AST – ALT