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by Kazi Nafrina -
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How can we use BMI for children?

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by Ridita Saha -
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 For children and teens, BMI is not a diagnostic tool. Instead it is used to screen for potential weight and health-related issues. If children have a high BMI for their age and sex, a health care provider may perform further assessments to determine if excess fat is a problem.