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Interpreting Your BMI


BMI Weight Category
Under 18.5 Underweight
18.5- 24.9 Normal
25 - 29.9 Overweight
30 - 34.9 Obese
35 - 39.9 Clinically Obese
40 or greater Morbidly Obese

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a general indicator of whether or not you are maintaining a healthy weight based on the ratio of your weight to your height. It’s an imperfect scale as it doesn't account for differences in body types. For example, a 5 foot 9 inch bodybuilder who weighs 215 pounds and has a 6% body fat would be labeled obese. And there is already a new scale just for people from Southeast Asia where the ranges are lowered.

While it can be a good indicator of the healthiness of your weight if you fall within certain statistical norms that were used to develop it, it should be taken with a significant grain of salt and should not be used as a substitute for a professional evaluation of your health by a doctor.

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Center for Weight Management
Two locations:

20 Research Place
North Chelmsford, MA 01863

203 Turnpike Street
2nd Floor
North Andover, MA 01845

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Phone: 978-788-7200
TTY: 978-937-6889
Phone: 877-LGH-WELL

Complete Services

You are not alone. We've got what it takes.

Are you interested in pursuing surgical options for weight loss? You can rely on a full team of professionals all in one center to help you. Our team approach to your success will help you to reach your goals safely.

Through nutrition and dietary counseling to psychological support, exercise programs, activities and support groups, all clients have the resources and staff to help navigate the path to good health through weight management.

Explore our website with the navigation to the right or you may follow a path below to walk through the options and services available to help you on your journey to a healthier you.

Surgical Weight Loss (Bariatric Surgery)

Not everyone is a candidate for weight loss surgery, but it may be right for some. Bariatric surgery is most appropriate for those who are 100 pounds or more above ideal body weight or with a BMI of 40 or greater. Obesity-related health conditions and other medical conditions may make surgical options the next step. Our surgical partners have done more than a thousand successful procedures and our team has guided those thousand through the steps from consultation and evaluation, through pre- and post-surgical counseling, to support and ongoing care.

Find out if surgery is right for you.

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