Home
 »  CareTools
 »  Calculators
 »  Advanced_BMI
Calculators: Advanced Body Mass Index (BMI)
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a widely-used diagnostic tool for identifying weight problems. Overweight and obese individuals are at risk for a variety of medical conditions, and dramatic weight gain or loss can lead to stretch mark eruptions. To prevent unsightly stretch marks, it’s important to keep your BMI in the normal range. Wondering if you’re at a healthy weight? Enter your height and weight below, and Scars1’s unique Advanced BMI calculator will let you know the estimated impact of your present body weight and shape upon your overall health. In addition, the calculator can determine your Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR), which represents weight distribution (body shape). Recent studies* indicate that the WHR is as good as, or better than, the BMI as an indicator for health risk.
Metric
Height cm.
Weight kg.
Waist Size cm.
Hip Size cm.
Gender M F
Standard
Height ft. inches.
Weight lbs.
Waist Size inches.
Hip Size inches.
Gender M F
Instructions for measuring your:




References:
* Risk assessment based on Pischon et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 359; 20, Nov. 13, 2008
http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/359/20/2105
Measure waist, hip size to predict risk of death: study, CBC News, http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2008/11/12/weight-fat.html
Additional medical review:
Michael Fuller, MD., Ph.D., 2'09
© Copyright Body1 2017, Patents Pending, All rights reserved.
 


RSS
 
This locator will help you to find vascular specialists in your area
 
Postal or Zip Code
 
Spider Vein Treatment
By Haleigh

Posted: Jul 15, 2017
 I have more spider veins and varicose veins too.I got pain some times and used enorid serum for 2 weeks.It reduces my spider veins with regular applicatin.Its not greasy and smells great.

more more Forums Create a Topic
 
Dr. Timur Sarac

Dr. Timur Sarac:

Developing Bioabsorbable Stents for Soldiers
  more
  more Heroes
  nominate a Hero
  Hero policy
Home | About Us | Press | Make a Suggestion | Content Syndication | Terms of Service | Editorial Policy | Privacy Policy
Last updated: Sep 25, 2017  © 2017 Body1 All rights reserved.