Michigan Public Health Discusses American Medical Association’s New Policy on BMI

July 23, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Body mass index as a standard measure of healthy or unhealthy weight, is once again being called into question with the American Medical Association recommending physicians deemphasize BMI in patient care and employ other ways to address weight. Kate Bauer, associate professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Michigan discusses public health experts striving to reach a consensus to treat weight control issues.

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