Study: BMI insufficient for determining weight-loss need

02/11/2008 | Reuters

A new report indicates that body mass index may not identify all patients who are carrying too much body fat. Measurements such as waist size and total percentage of fat are better for identifying those at risk from weight-related problems and in need of weight-loss recommendations and interventions, the study found.

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