The method of our time is to use not one but multiple exploration models.

Marshall McLuhan

Body Mass Index (BMI): The Case for Condition-Specific Cut-Offs for Overweight and Obesity in Skeletal Dysplasias (Schulze K et al., 2013)(pdf)

It has come to our attention that medical insurance companies have cited excessive body mass index (BMI, kg/m2 ) as rationale to deny coverage to short stature skeletal dysplasia patients. Though there is strong evidence to link BMI to mortality in average stature adults, the application of the current BMI guidelines to adults with dwarfism is not accurate.

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