Interactive Tool: Is Your BMI Increasing Your Health Risks?
If you are concerned about your score, talk to your doctor about developing a healthy lifestyle. For more information, see the topic Reference Weight Management.
Source: U.S. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health (2000). The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults. (NIH Publication No. 00-4084). Available online: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/prctgd_c.pdf.
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