Tag: obesity

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PCOS: So Common, and Commonly Misunderstood PCOS: So Common, and Commonly Misunderstood Patient Care

PCOS: So Common, and Commonly Misunderstood

  • By URMC Communications
  • Feb. 19, 2024
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common but very misunderstood condition; for starters, there are no "cysts" in the ovaries of patients who suffer from it. We're here to clear up this and other ...
Is BMI Accurate? New Evidence Says No Is BMI Accurate? New Evidence Says No Patient Care

Is BMI Accurate? New Evidence Says No

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jan. 8, 2024
For years, BMI—body mass index—has been the go-to tool for plotting our weight into categories. If your BMI number is 25 or higher, you fall into the overweight or obese category. So, does that mean ...
Kids and Weight: What Not to Say Kids and Weight: What Not to Say Patient Care

Kids and Weight: What Not to Say

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Dec. 20, 2017
Their intentions may be good but, far too often, the way people talk, think and act about obesity—especially around kids—can fuel weight stigma. Golisano Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. Stephen ...