Interactive Tool: Is Your BMI Increasing Your Health Risks?
What does this tool measure?
This interactive tool estimates your risk of weight-related diseases by using your Reference body mass index (BMI) Opens New Window along with your Reference waist measurement Opens New Window Reference Opens New Window and other factors. BMI is an estimate of body fat. The higher the BMI, the greater the risk of some diseases, including high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, some cancers, and type 2 diabetes.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference December 20, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator