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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
BMI-for-age %iles: Official cdc growth charts are available at www.Cdc.Gov/nchs. 85th to 95th percentile is "at risk for overweight"; >95th percentile is "overweight"; ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience in Pediatrics
"fatness" indicator: An indicator of body "fatness" calculated from your height and weight. A bmi of 25 and above is considered overweight.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience in General Practice
Height and weight: Body mass index (bmi) is calculated as weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of the person's height (in meters).
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: By losing weight, your bmi will go down.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
See: http://nhlbisupport.com/bmi/.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Height and weight: There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
28 years experience in Bariatrics
Kg/m2: Bmi is a calculated value of your weight in kilograms (1kg=2.205 lbs) divided by you height in meters squared (1 meter=39.37 in). To square your heigh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
A ratio of ht and wt: Bmi helps compensate for the fact that ideal weight depends on height. Pediatricians can provide charts, but there also are on-line calculators: htt ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Hmmm...: I'd say 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday would be best! And time and a half for overtime work! :-)
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
See below: Bmi = [ weight in pounds divided by (height in inches) x (height in inches) ] x 703 for example, a person who weighs 150 pounds and is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
BMI: The body mass index is equal to the person's weight divided by the square of their height. Ideal body weight will vary with age, sex, muscle/fat rati ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold stan ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Download an app: Download an app (pharm calcs) and follow the directions. It is very easy to do.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Mathematical: It is a specific formula to calculate the bmi, based on one's own height and weight. Bmi = weight (kg) divided by height (m) squared.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
BMI: No, it only reflects height and weight.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
17 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
For what?: Bmi doesn't take in to account your body type (ectomorph, etc). Body fat percentage will. What you are using the number for is what matters.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
28 years experience in Bariatrics
19-25: A normal bmi is between 18.9-24.9 the calculation doesn't factor age or gender into equation. Bmi is a calculation utilizing weight and height. Height ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Not average: There is no average, as the average is unimportant. What's important is what is healthy for you. "normal" is generally considered by be from about 19 ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Well: Bmi is a calculation based solely upon height and weight. Body composition, if done properly, is a measurement of you body's percentages such as fat, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
BMI depends on you: On average, when you look at a population, bmi should be less than 25. Between 25-30 is called overweight, and over 30 is obese. However, some peopl ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Trojian
27 years experience in Sports Medicine
No. Not from protein: Extra protein will not make your growth plates close early. They will add weight and not necessarily muscle.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
24: These numbers were actually never intended for individuals, but as a measure for populations. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you an ... Read More
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