[Statement about diagnosis assessment ano non pharmacological treatment of obesity].

@article{MnicaManrique2009StatementAD,
  title={[Statement about diagnosis assessment ano non pharmacological treatment of obesity].},
  author={E M{\'o}nicaManrique and Mar{\'i}a-P{\'i}a de la Maza and Fernando Mora Carrasco and Manuel Rey Moreno and Cecilia B Albala and Jaime Garcia and Jaime D{\'i}az and Claudio G Liberman},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={2009},
  volume={137 7},
  pages={963-71}
}
The risk of complications of obesity is proportional to body mass index and is higher in severe or morbid obesities and when abdominal or visceral fat is predominant. In Chile the prevalence of obesity is increasing. According to the World Health Organization, obese subjects must reduce at least a 5% of their weight to reduce the risk of complications… CONTINUE READING