Excess adipose tissue, typically quantified in adults by body mass index (BMI) ([kg] / [m2]), ≥30 kg/m2
Obesity categorized into 3 classes:
Class 1 obesity is BMI 30 to 34.9 kg/m2.
Diet and exercise habits
Prior attempts at weight loss
Reported readiness to change lifestyle
Social support and resources
Comorbidities: diabetes mellitus type 2, hypertension (HTN), hyp...
Motivation to lose weight
Patient-specific goals of therapy
Need for intensive counseling to enhance adherence with diet, exercise, and behavior modification recommend...
Physical activity is an integral part of any weight loss program, yet physical activity alone rarely results in significant weight loss.
Combination of weight trai...
E66.9 Obesity, unspecified
R63.5 Abnormal weight gain
E66.8 Other obesity
E66.09 Other obesity due to excess calories
E66.01 Morbid (severe) obesity due to excess calories
A majority of American adults are overweight or obese.
Modification in dietary and physical activity patterns remain the cornerstone of therapy for obesity. Consider bariatric surgery i...
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