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Risk factors in obesity

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The factors which predict complications from obesity include:

  • symptomatic coronary heart disease
  • type II diabetes
  • hypertension
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • central obesity
  • factors related to bulk:
    • immobility
    • osteoarthritis
    • gastro-oesophageal reflux

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