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How is my body mass index (BMI) related to my risk of diabetes?

Reza Yavari, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of obesity; though it's often used to determine diabetes risk, it could be a misleading indicator. Watch endocrinologist Reza Yavari, MD, explain why BMI should only be one factor when looking at diabetes risk.

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