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What is Morbid Obesity?

Morbid obesity is a term that is defined as being at least 100 lbs. overweight or 100% over your ideal body weight. We use your height and weight to calculate your body mass index (BMI). Any reading over 40 is defined as morbidly obese. Over the past 20 years, the rate of morbid obesity has risen dramatically.


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