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  1. shroomysoup

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    Which website provides practice guidelines for many diseases? I need to find guidelines for obesity.:cool:
     
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    guideline.gov

    Or google....
     
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    Nice. Thanks.
     
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    Quick question... what kind of literature are guidelines considered to be? Tertiary? Secondary?
     
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    BMI is a guideline currently used (though not the most reliable one). You can check any online BMI calculator.
     
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    I call them secondary, though I think this could theoretically be debated.
     
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    Just a question....what in the hell are you talking about? Who publishes the BMI guidelines? Is this primary literature?
     
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    No idea. I just know that BMI calculators say what's overweight and obese and whatnot. I don't know who establishes the guidelines. Never researched that. Sorry about my lack of information and you don't need to be mad.

    I may have misunderstood your question. I thought you meant criteria for a person to be obese.
     

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