[Characteristics and significance of criteria for obesity disease in Japan 2011].

The Committee of Japan Society for the Study of Obesity reported the new criteria for 'obesity disease' for Japanese in 2011. 1) Obesity: This is judged by body mass index (BMI) at initial screening and defined as a BMI > or = 25. 2) Definition of 'obesity disease': obesity disease is a clinical designation based on the presence of associated complications… (More)