• Obesity Categorization

Category Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
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Alternate Names /Common Names Overweight
Names in different languages Sthoolakaay, Medur, Motapa in Hindi
Fettleibigkeit in German
Obesidad, carnosidad, gordura in Spanish
Obesite, Embonpoint, Graisse in French
Obesita in Italian
ICD 10 Classification E66.0 to E66.9
World statistics More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese.
Annual medical cost of Obesity in US alone is 200 billion dollars
According to WHO report of 2008, more than 500 million adults are obese
Indian statistics 5 out of every 100 Indians are obese