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How to Calculate Your BMI: Determining Your Range

2 monthes ago   |   By UPMC

What is BMI, or body mass index, and how does it measure health? Calculating BMI can help you discover if you have any weight-related health risks.
What Is BMI?
BMI uses your height and weight to determine if you are at risk for conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes. The higher your BMI number, the greater your risk.
To calculate your risk of weight-related diseases, put your height, weight, and waist circumference into this online BMI and Health Risks calculator. It's best to weigh yourself in the morning without clothes. Compare your...
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