clinically obese


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clinically obese

adj
(Medicine) overweight to a degree which causes medical complications
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2 per cent of 10 and 11-year-old youngsters are now clinically obese.
Figures reveal 40 per cent of ten and 11 year olds in Birmingham are overweight or obese - and one in four of these Year 6 pupils are clinically obese.
However, the good news is that they are still better off than the women in all other Gulf countries, where almost half are clinically obese.
The Telegraph revealed last year that one in five children aged ten and 11 are classed as clinically obese.
4 % clinically obese, while an estimated 17 % of adults were diabetic
KIRKLEES residents are putting themselves at risk of an early grave after a survey revealed that one quarter are clinically obese.
The study, which polled British men between the ages of 20 and 30, claims to prove that male body confidence is at an all-time low with 45 percent of the men surveyed considering themselves to be overweight, while just under a fifth of men (16 percent) thinking they are clinically obese.
IT is shocking to read that we still continue to have signicant childhood obesity problems with over a third of our 11 year olds on Teesside either overweight or clinically obese.
Obesity is a major global health problem that has reached epidemic proportions with more than one billion overweight adults - at least 300 million of them clinically obese.
6% were clinically obese, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or more.
Between 91 and 97 is classed as overweight and 98 and above clinically obese.
And Dr David Haslam, who chairs the National Obesity Forum, added: "Some people need to be told they are clinically obese which can lead to diabetes, heart disease and so on.

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