The Eagles’ Boston Scott is technically obese. Here’s why that doesn’t matter. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

It is well established that on a population level, a high BMI is correlated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. For individuals and their physicians, it is one piece of information that can help lead to a diagnosis of genuine health problems, said Lazar, director of the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.

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