BMI in America

BMI in America

March 27, 2013

Practice Fusion’s Research Division identifies correlation between BMI data and key health indicators; releases infographic on obesity trends.The availability of farmer’s markets is associated with lower Body Mass Index (BMI), according to data from Practice Fusion’s Research Division, a program launched by the free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) company to analyze public health trends. […]


Body Mass Index (BMI) and Risk of Death

February 28, 2013

This infographic illustrates the increased risk of death in association with BMI. Source


Weight Fluctuations

January 8, 2013

24th January – 17th April 2011 Examining calories consumed (above) and burned (below) to calculate a net gain or loss (centre), with my resulting BMI superimposed on the top (white line). Source


Body Mass Index

December 25, 2012

BMI tracking over nearly two years Source

Sugar & Spice: Childhood Obesity in America

Sugar & Spice: Childhood Obesity in America

November 30, 2012

Practice Fusion’s Research Division released data today on pediatric BMI, highlighting the scope of the childhood obesity epidemic as the nation’s children head back to school. States with the highest sample childhood BMI rates include Texas, New Jersey, California, Florida and Tennessee. The percentage of overweight children nationwide is growing at an alarming rate, with […]

Dead Weight

Dead Weight

May 29, 2012

The New England Journal of Medicine finds a strong correlation between Body Mass Index and the likelihood of death. This infographic shows how the kinds and portions of foods we’re eating can be killing us and why we need to watch what we eat. Source