According to your body's appearance, I can tell you if you have a risk of developing a metabolic syndrome: diabetes hypertension cardiovascular problem ...
Obesity Morbid: when obesity becomes a disease?
The management of comorbidities is one of the priority objectives.
The control of diabetes, blood pressure and other vascular risk factors, the relief of osteoarthritis pain, the treatment of sleep apnea syndrome should not be neglected in favor of weight reduction alone, which is not not always enough in itself.
1- The weight reduction phase:
Principle: obtain a negative energy balance - Decreasing food intake -Increasing energy expenditure.
Duration varies inversely with the size of the proposed energy deficit.
2- The stabilization phase:
The phase of weight stabilization is totally different.
The energy balance is then, by definition, balanced (inputs = outputs).
Paradoxically, this step is much more difficult to manage than the previous one, because the patient is disappointed and worried about not losing weight, despite the continuation of the process undertaken.
Failure to regain lost weight involves often minor but constant changes in lifestyle.
A waist circumference greater than the threshold indicates a high risk:
Cardiovascular diseases, Type 2 diabetes, Dyslipidemias, Certain cancers.
Beyond a BMI of 35 kg / m2, the prognostic interest is less, the BMI is enough.
Obesity android is one of the components of the metabolic syndrome, considered itself a pre-diabetic state and associated with an increase in cardiovascular risk.