Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 7th, 2004
Led by Joann G. Elmore, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington School of Medicine, a team of researchers studied the link between obesity and mammography results. The team analyzed 100,622 screening mammographies on members of a non-profit health plan, and assessed body mass index as well as mammography screening accuracy. The study categorized participants based on their body mass index: body mass index of less than 25 was normal or underweight; body mass...
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