Body mass index (BMI): The case for condition-specific cut-offs for overweight and obesity in skeletal dysplasias

Authors

  • Kerry J. Schulze,

    1. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    2. Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    3. Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Yewande Adekemi Alade,

    1. Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
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  • John McGready,

    1. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    2. Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    3. Department of Biostatistics, Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Julie E. Hoover-Fong

    Corresponding author
    • Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Conflict of interest: Dr. Hoover-Fong is a paid consultant to BioMarin. This arrangement has been reviewed and approved by the Johns Hopkins University in accordance with its conflict of interest policies.

Correspondence to:

Julie E. Hoover-Fong, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N. Wolfe Blalock 1008, Baltimore, MD 21287.

E-mail: jhoover2@jhmi.edu

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