Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 3rd, 2008
"Nevertheless, treatment need is currently assessed only on the basis of an individual's Body Mass Index (BMI), calculated as body weight (in kg) divided by height in m(2). The aim of our study was to determine whether application of the BMI, compared to adiposity-based criteria, results in underestimation of the number of subjects needing lifestyle intervention. We compared treatment need based on BMI classification with four adiposity-based criteria:...
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