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1

Obesity definition:

Excess accumulation of body fat relative to lean body mass that results from excessive caloric intake relative to energy expenditure.

2

Obesity is a BMI greater than?

The 95th percentile

3

Obesity differentials:

Endocrine dysfunction
Congenital disorders, short stature
Large frame
Muscular hypertrophy
Medication induced obesity (corticosteroids, psychotropic drugs)

4

Obesity labs:

CBC
UA
Thyroid function
Lipid profile

5

At risk for obesity if BMI is between ___ and ___ or if rapid weight gain of greater than ___ BMI units in one year:

85th and 95th percentile
2 BMI units