A body mass index chart illustrates the body's measure of body fat based on height and weight, according to the National Institutes of Health. The chart shows BMI categories of underweight, More »

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Adolphe Quetelet invented the body mass index, or BMI, chart in the early 1900s. The purpose of the chart is to give a measurement of a person's weight based on their height and gender, determining whether the individual... More »

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A patient can find his body mass index, or BMI, on a chart by lining up his weight on the vertical axis and his height on the horizontal axis, according to WebMD. The body mass index is the ratio between height and weigh... More »

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The A1c test and results chart improve diabetes diagnosis and management by providing a test for diagnosing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes that does not require fasting and by providing information about blood glucose l... More »

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The latest research on Guillain-Barre syndrome, a condition where the peripheral nervous system is attacked by the body's own immune system, involves refining treatments that already exist, seeking out new treatments and... More »

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The main cause of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an attack by the body's immune system on the myelin sheath, which leads to inflammation of the peripheral nerves, notes the National Institute... More »

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Nerve pain affects many different parts of the body including the arms, hands, legs, feet and abdominal area of the body, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Nerve pain contributes to the lack of feeling... More »

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