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BMI – What is the Body Mass Index? by Bill .. Posted Tue 08 Apr 2014 4:36pm Body mass index – or BMI When it comes to physical fitness, one often hears that term Body Mass Index or BMI. The is a number that indicates your overall physical condition. This number is based on your height versus your weight and basically expresses your ideal weight based on your height. This number does not however take int ... Read on »
Body Mass Index Basics by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Mar 2009 3:38pm Many of you may be familiar with the concept of Body Mass Index (BMI), however, I occasionally receive questions about its utility and role in determining level of care. So...here are the basics about BMI... As you may know, body mass index (BMI) is a calculation of the ratio between a person's weight and height. Although it is often used  ... Read on »
Miscarriage Risk Linked to High Body Mass Index by Mark Perloe, M.D. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted Mon 16 Feb 2009 12:00am Miscarriage Risk Linked to High Body Mass Index by Mark Perloe, M.D. New evidence shows that maintaining a low Body Mass Index (BMI) is an important factor in lowering the risk of miscarriage. This finding, from a study presented at this year's annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), is significant. It showed ... Read on »
Do I Have a Normal Body Mass Index? by WeightLossTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: With obesity such a critical issue for Americans today, it's important to know the key indicators used to determine whether a person is overweight. One example is BMI, or body mass index. SUZANNE HUGHES, MSN, RN: Body mass index is kind of a term that we've been using over the last several years. People might remember in the past they ... Read on »
The Body Mass Index by Tara Posted Sat 24 Apr 2010 12:00am We like to keep track of ourselves. From daily schedules to private diaries, we are a society of record keepers and note takers. This tradition continues, and is especially important, when it relates to our health. We get our teeth cleaned every six months, visit the doctor for a yearly physical and we step on the scale quite frequently. But som ... Read on »
BODY MASS INDEX by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:22pm What is BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated from a child's weight and height. BMI is a reliable indicator of body fat for most children and adolescents. Your child's pediatrician should assess BMI at each well visit beginning at age two.For children and adolescents, BMI is age- and sex-specific and is often referred to as BMI-for-age. ... Read on »
The Curious Case of Body Mass Index by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 4:56am Whether it’s before we start losing weight, in the process, or close to the end, we all ask the question, “Where is goal?” For a lot of us, goal is a scale number that incorporates a BMI number of 25 or below since anything above 25 is considered overweight, right? But, as we’ve talked about before, BMI isn’t always an accurate indicator of ... Read on »
Ask a loser: What should my goal weight be? by Jennette F. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jan 2009 2:51pm I was wondering what weight chart did you use when determining what you should weigh? - Liz Asking this question is like asking "How many guys do I have to sleep with before I'm a slut?" It depends. One person's answer is not necessarily going to be the same as another's. Just like your sluttiness, you goal weight is subjective. I had been ... Read on »
Ask a loser: What should my goal weight be? by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 08 Jan 2009 4:18pm I was wondering what weight chart did you use when determining what you should weigh? - Liz Asking this question is like asking "How many guys do I have to sleep with before I'm a slut?" It depends. One person's answer is not necessarily going to be the same as another's. Just like your sluttiness, you goal weight is subjective. I had been ... Read on »
Alabama to Charge Obese State Workers by Bently R. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 8:32am The CDC ranks Alabama as the 2nd heaviest state with 30.3 % of the population having a BMI of over 30. The state has decided to give state employees a lose weight or pay ultimatum. The state employees (~40,000) have a year to lose weight or start paying $25 a month toward their usually free plan. The Alabama program will go by the body mass ind ... Read on »