The board-certified cardiologists at Cardiology Consultants of North Morris in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, are committed to your heart health.
We consider it a part of our medical care to keep patients informed and provide education opportunities regarding their condition, treatment, and prevention techniques. On the following pages, you’ll find important information about your heart and heart-healthy living:
Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
Body mass index (BMI) is a calculation used to determine a person’s body fat measure. It is often used to determine whether a patient is at risk of developing cardiovascular disease; or other medical conditions.
To calculate BMI, simply divide your weight (in pounds) by your height (in inches, squared), then multiply by 703. Or use this handy calculator:
Supplied by BMI Calculator USA
The following are generally acceptable classifications of BMI scores:
- Under 18.5 = underweight
- 5 to 24.9 = healthy weight range
- 25 to 29.9 = overweight
- 30 or greater = obese
Be an active participant in your own health. The doctors at Cardiology Consultants of North Morris have collected helpful information to help you do just that. Should you have any questions or wish to be examined in one of our New Jersey offices, call (973) 586-3400 or request an appointment online.