OBESITY IS A MULTIFACTORIAL, CHRONIC DISEASE WHICH INVOLVES METABOLIC, GENETIC, PSYCHOSOCIAL AND CULTURAL FACTORS.
It is characterized by excess adipose tissue in the organism, which is determined when in adults therea BMI greateror equal to 30 kg / m² and adults of small stature equalor greater than 25 kg / m².
The real problem of obesity is related to the development of concomitant, such as Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, high cholesterol and triglycerides diseases; Heart disease and respiratory disorders. All it associated with the loss of quality of life and increased risk of death.
Especialista en Cirugía de Obesidad y Diabetes por Laparoscopía
CED. PROF. 1371863 UAT / CED. ESP. AE: 011111 UNAM