Saturday, September 12, 2015

Saturday Stories: BMI, Precision Medicine, and Diabetes' Overdiagnosis

Friend and colleague Dr. Bryan Chung, in his blog Evidence Based Fitness, explores the medical philosophy of the body mass index.

Orac, on his blog Respective Insolence, explores the philosophy of the term and discipline being referred to as "Precision" medicine.

Gary Schwitzer from Health News Review (disclosure, I'm an unpaid reviewer there), with a fantastic summary and a terrific PODCAST! on the overdiagnosis of diabetes and the idolatry of the surrogate (A1C).