*Body mass index

Allometry Body adiposity index Body Shape Index Body volume index Body water Corpulence index List of countries by Body Mass ... The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual. The BMI is ... "body mass index" (BMI) for the ratio of human body weight to squared height was coined in a paper published in the July 1972 ... "BMI: is the body mass index formula flawed?". Medical News Today. Archived from the original on 2015-07-23. "BMI Not a Good ...

*List of countries by body mass index

Mean body mass index (BMI) provides a simplified measure of the comparative weight of populations on a country by country basis ... list of countries by adult mean body weight and incidence of obese and overweight populations as calculated by body mass index ... BMI calculates a person's mass (weight) divided by the square of their height. An individual with a BMI of 25 kg/m2 or more is ... Mean data highlights the central tendency of the population data and is but one method of calculating relative body weight ...

*Lung allocation score

... body mass index; presence or absence of diabetes mellitus; ability to function according to the NYHA scale; percentage of ...

*Gastric bypass surgery

Body mass index for adults. [www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/body-mass-index-bmi-for-adults] "Gastric Bypass Surgery Roux En-Y". ... the body mass index (BMI). The BMI is defined as the body weight (in kilograms), divided by the square of the height (in meters ... The operation is prescribed to treat morbid obesity (defined as a body mass index greater than 40), type 2 diabetes, ... A growing body of evidence suggests that profound changes in body weight and metabolism resulting from RYGB cannot be explained ...

*Metabolic syndrome

There are two differences, however: the IDF definition states that if body mass index (BMI) is greater than 30 kg/m2, central ... or body mass index > 30 kg/m2 Microalbuminuria: urinary albumin excretion ratio ≥ 20 µg/min or albumin:creatinine ratio ≥ 30 mg ... Jean Vague, in 1947, observed that upper body obesity appeared to predispose to diabetes, atherosclerosis, gout and calculi. ... "Is higher dairy consumption associated with lower body weight and fewer metabolic disturbances? The Hoorn Study". The American ...

*Luisel Ramos

At the time of her death she had a body mass index (BMI) of just 14.5. She weighed 44 kg (96.8 lbs) at a height of 1.75 m (5 ft ... "Global Database on Body Mass Index". World Health Organization. Retrieved 13 November 2012. "Italian fashion designers ban size ...

*Walter Young (baseball)

Young was listed at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) and 372 pounds (169 kg), giving him a Body Mass Index of 38.2 (over 30 is ... "BMI Classification". Global Database on Body Mass Index. World Health Organization. 2006. Retrieved July 27, 2012. Clair, ...

*Childhood obesity in Australia

The Body Mass Index is used to decipher an individuals excess body weight but not their excess body fat. In this way the ... Body Mass Index (BMI) is a common and useful measurement of body fat that helps individuals understand the difference between ... Individuals who have a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is equal to or greater than 25 kg/m2 are also said to have an increased ... The system can be used to calculate a persons Body Mass Index (BMI) by dividing their weight (in kilograms) by the square of ...

*China Center of Adoption Affairs

Body mass index (BMI) greater than 40. One spouse must have stable employment. The family's annual income must be $10,000 per ...

*Vegetarian nutrition

There is evidence that vegetarians tend to have a lower body mass index, lower risk of obesity, lower blood cholesterol levels ... Vegetarians generally have a lower body mass index. These characteristics and other lifestyle factors associated with a ... Tonstad, S.; Butler, T.; Yan, R.; Fraser, G. E. (2009). "Type of Vegetarian Diet, Body Weight, and Prevalence of Type 2 ...

*Avelgood

A health app for calculating the body mass index. Available on Symbian and Nokia Asha and S40 phones. Derivatives and Integrals ...

*Pulmonary artery catheter

If details about the patient's body mass index (size); core temp, Systolic, diastolic, central venous pressure CVP (measured ... Justification for its continued use rests on a large body of clinical experience, disadvantages of other cardiac output ... in order to maximize oxygen for delivery to the body tissues. The ability to record results is not a guarantee of patient ... the mixed venous oxygen saturation is an accurate parameter of total body blood flow and therefore cardiac output. The ...

*Jon Brower Minnoch

At the time of his death, he weighed 798 lb (362 kg; 57.0 st) with a Body Mass Index of 105.3. Obesity "Jon Brower Minnoch - ... Robert Schwartz that over 900 lbs (408 kg) of his overall body mass was retained fluid. Transportation for Minnoch was ... "Human Body/Extreme Bodies/Heaviest Man". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 2006-09-03. Retrieved 2008-10-28 ... "Human Body/Extreme Bodies/Greatest Weight Loss". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 2006-09-01. Retrieved ...

*Pediatric gynaecology

Higher body mass index is correlated with earlier puberty. See American and British English spelling differences. Gynecology is ... A mass in the inguinal area may be a hernia or may be a testis in an intersex child. The vaginal mucosa in prepubertal children ... An abnormal mass in a child's developing breast or early development of breast tissue may prompt concern. Neonates can have ... In older children, cystic ovarian masses may cause a visible change in body shape, chronic pain, and precocious puberty; ...

*Kirsten Haglund

In fact, her body mass index was 16.29 (BMIs ... Kirsten continued to travel and speak on body-image issues and ...

*Psychological aspects of childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 96th percentile for children of the same age and sex. ... There is an association between the amount of time a mother works and her child's body mass index (BMI). There is evidence that ... and children's body mass index". Child Dev. 82: 66-81. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01541.x. PMC 3070422 . PMID 21291429. ... "Self regulation skills in toddlers were associated with body mass index development and pediatric obesity eight years later. ...

*Middletown Area High School

Body Mass Index (BMI) Now Available for Parents". Pennsylvania Department of Education (2013). "Disclosure of Interscholastic ...

*TOFI

Subjects defined as TOFI with body mass index (BMI) ...

*Obesity in New Zealand

List of countries by Body Mass Index (BMI) Downsize Me! "Obesity - Social Report 2008". Ministry of Social Development. 1 June ...

*Proxy (statistics)

Body Mass Index (BMI): proxy for true body fat percentage; years of education and/or GPA: proxy for cognitive ability; ...

*HIF3A

"DNA methylation and body-mass index: a genome-wide analysis". Lancet. 383 (9933): 1990-1998. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62674-4 ... Maynard MA, Evans AJ, Hosomi T, Hara S, Jewett MA, Ohh M (2006). "Human HIF-3alpha4 is a dominant-negative regulator of HIF-1 ... Maynard MA, Qi H, Chung J, Lee EH, Kondo Y, Hara S, Conaway RC, Conaway JW, Ohh M (2003). "Multiple splice variants of the ...

*Prediabetes

... body mass index > 25) History of gestational diabetes or infant born with birth weight greater than 9 lb (4 kg) High risk ... Body Mass Index) result Family history of diabetes Cardiovascular disease Increased triglycerides levels Low levels of good ... The ADA guidelines recommend modest weight loss (5-10% body weight), moderate-intensity exercise (30 minutes daily), and ... uptake and utilization of glucose by the peripheral tissues of the body, and insulin secretion by the pancreatic beta islet ...

*Health at Every Size

"Body Mass Index and the Risk of Stroke in Men". Beydoun, MA; Beydoun, HA; Wang, Y (May 2008). "Obesity and central obesity as ... They contend that some people are naturally a larger body type, and that in some cases losing a large amount of weight could in ... She does, however, note that it is possible to have healthy behaviours that provide health benefits at a wide variety of body ... This may reflect the loss of subcutaneous fat and beneficial mass from organs and muscle in addition to visceral fat when there ...

*Nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder

According to body mass index's criteria, no patient was emaciated. Schenck and Mahowald said, "virtually all patients had ... accurate non-distorted appraisals of their body size, shape, and weight. Furthermore, unlike the patients in Stunkard's series ...

*Obesity

Increasing the average body mass index from what is now considered underweight to what is now the normal range played a ... It is defined by body mass index (BMI) and further evaluated in terms of fat distribution via the waist-hip ratio and total ... NHLBI p.xiv Gray DS, Fujioka K (1991). "Use of relative weight and Body Mass Index for the determination of adiposity". J Clin ... "Body-mass index and all-cause mortality: individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 239 prospective studies in four ...

*Notker the Stammerer

Ekkehard IV, the biographer of the monks of Saint Gall, lauds him as "delicate of body but not of mind, stuttering of tongue ... It had been the custom to prolong the Alleluia in the Mass before the Gospel, modulating through a skillfully harmonized series ... Page 221 Opera Omnia by Migne Patrologia Latina with analytical indexes Catholic Encyclopedia, accessed on 25 April 2006 Saint ... "mass of legend, saga, invention and reckless blundering": historical figures are claimed as living when in fact dead; claims ...