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What Every Parent Should Know About BMI (WebMD Medical Reference) by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook about a child's BMI, you won't usually hear a plain BMI number, like 25, but rather a BMI percentile, like 75th. These BMI percentiles show how a child's BMI compares to other children of the same age and gender...
DISEASES RELATED TO OVERWEIGHT / OBESE CHILD by charakadas Patient Expert in males who were overweight during adolescence. It also revealed that children with a BMI above the 85th percentile were more susceptible to have hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, or hypertension...
Independent Link For Child BMI, Adult Cardio Risk Questioned by Len S. Patient Expert . Although the evidence for an association between childhood body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular outcomes seems consistent, few studies examine this association independent of adult BMI, according to research published...
IMORTANT FACTS OF DISEASES RELATED TO OVERWEIGHT / OBESE CHILD.... by charakadas Patient Expert Higher blood pressures and a higher prevalence of hypertension occur in overweight children, independent of race, sex, and age. The metabolic syndrome confers an high risk of cardiovascular disease, with an overall preval
Waist size, not BMI, best predicts cardiovascular risk in children by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor - Waist circumference (or waist size), rather than the commonly used body mass index measure (BMI), is the best clinical measure to predict a child’s risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes later in life, according...
High BMI in children - worse cardiovascular risk in adolescence by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor who have a high body mass index (BMI) between 9 and 12 years of age are more likely to have high blood pressure..., children with a high BMI who shed the weight by the time they reach adolescence have better cardiovascular...
I will make this answer simple, you underweight.  Your Bmi is 16.4, under is <18.5... make this a simple answer, your BMI is 16.4, which is underweight.   according to the BMI charts that I am studying...
How To Recognize If Your Child Is Obese: Results from a Pediatrician’s Office by Dr. John L. Medical Doctor who underestimated are more likely to be concerned about their child’s weight than parents... discerning when their child is overweight, and it is different for adults than for kids.  For kids...
What To Do If You Think Your Child Is 'Overweight' by julie Healthy Living Professional the article a number of times and felt sad that the supposed 'answer' to a child's self esteem issues....  This is nothing to be concerned about, nor is an increase in appetite to assist with the growing process. - If your child...
Is Your Child Overweight, Most Moms Can’t Tell by Len S. Patient Expert children underestimated their child’s true size, and at the same time, many of these moms said they were satisfied with their child’s weight. The findings add to a growing body of research suggesting parents...

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