Tag: BMI-COPD paradox

In last week’s post, we reported on the relationship of BMI, or body mass index, to mortality rates in COPD patients. Here’s how to figure out your own BMI: Weigh Yourself Step on a scale and determine your weight. Convert Your Height to Inches Instead of “Feet and Inches” Convert your height from “feet and inches” into just “inches.” For example, if you’re 5 feet 10 inches tall, your height in inches is (5 feet X 12 in