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BMI is short for Body Mass Index and is calculated by "squaring" your height, then dividing your weight by this figure.  Your BMI is used to diagnose obesity.  An adult is considered overweight with a BMI between 25 and 29.9.  If the BMI is between 30 and 39.9, this person is considered obese.  Any BMI over 40 is considered morbidly obese.

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, answered MY 10 year old daughter is 5'1" and… If we look at her Body mass index it's 25.5 - borderline moving into…

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Talking to Your Doctor about Obesity There's no way around it - you are carrying way too much weight - too much weight…

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