BMI is a
ratio of weight to height that is strongly correlated to body
is used to assess status of overweight and obesity, health risk,
and to evaluate body weight changes.
A higher BMI is associated with greater risk for cardiovascular
disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertention, stroke, gallbladder
disease and other chronic illness.
weight and height to the right, then click on "Calculate
BMI" to determine your weight status.