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How can I find out if I am really overweight?
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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine
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In brief: Obesity
A good place to start is to find out your body mass index which is a ratio of your height and weight.
Please remember that BMI does not take into account whether you are mail or female, or your body type.

In brief: Obesity
A good place to start is to find out your body mass index which is a ratio of your height and weight.
Please remember that BMI does not take into account whether you are mail or female, or your body type.
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: The BMI.
Our current definitions for normal weight, overweight and obesity are based on the BMI.
It's a governmental index, and it's not perfect but it works. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm

In brief: The BMI.
Our current definitions for normal weight, overweight and obesity are based on the BMI.
It's a governmental index, and it's not perfect but it works. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Overweight
Have your dr. Calculate your body mass index for you and then advise you on diet and exercise program.
If you're concerned about overweight you probably are......Or are bulemic.

In brief: Overweight
Have your dr. Calculate your body mass index for you and then advise you on diet and exercise program.
If you're concerned about overweight you probably are......Or are bulemic.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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