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Obesity

The calculation for body mass index is:

a. pounds/foot3

b. pounds/inches2

c. kilograms/meter2

d. kilograms × meters

The definition of supermorbid obesity is:

a. Body mass index ≥30 kg/m2

b. Body mass index ≥35 kg/m2

c. Body mass index ≥40 kg/m2

d. Body mass index ≥50 kg/m2

What percentage of women are obese?

a. 12%

b. 27%

c. 36%

d. 48%

Which of the following does not cause insulin resistance?

a. IL-6

b. Leptin

c. TNF-α

d. Adiponectin

A 22-year-old primigravida at 6 weeks’ gestation presents for prenatal care. She is 150 pounds and 5 feet 7 inches tall. What is her body mass index classification based on the figure provided below?

Reproduced with permission from Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, et al (eds): Obesity. In Williams Obstetrics, 25th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2018, Figure 48-1.

a. Normal

b. Overweight

c. Class 1 obesity

d. Class 2 obesity

Which of the following is not a constituent of the metabolic syndrome?

a. Dyslipidemia

b. Hypertension

c. Type 2 diabetes

d. Chronic renal disease

To diagnose metabolic syndrome, a patient must have at least 3 diagnostic criteria. Which of the following is ...

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