The Problem of Diagnosis by BMI

Post 160218 by Nancy Lebovitz deleted for the following reason: Heya, no big deal but posts on the front page of MetaFilter generally need to have more of a "here is a thing" framing and not a "here are my personal thoughts on this subject"; it's more of an arm's length distance style compared to the often much more personal narrative framing of Ask MetaFilter questions. -- cortex