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New BMI guidelines for ethnic minorities

Friday, October 24th, 2014 | 0 Comments
A health research team indicated that the thresholds of BMI need to be examined in relation to defining overweight and obese individuals in ethnic communities. Body Mass Index defines whether an individual is overweight or obese, both of which increase the risk read more »

Redefining obesity in USA

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 | 0 Comments
As reported by Brenda Neugent in Diabetes Health, two groups are proposing a new definition of obesity that considers factors beyond body mass index. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) are calling for obesity to read more »