Most medical offices have a “BMI” chart right next to the scale that you step on before you see the doctor. But that BMI chart may be more than a little misleading. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s not only the BMI that needs a fresh look, but also the concept of bodies shaped like an apple or a pear.
How do you feel about seeing a doctor who is 20-30 pounds overweight? How does you doctor feel about you if you are 20-30 pounds overweight? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at two new studies that show neither doctor or patient is respectful when the other has a waistline that’s ready to explode.