Beyond BMI: Uncovering the Truth About Body Composition

Tracy Norfleet, MD teaches about the limitations of BMI and the importance of body composition in assessing overall health.


Target Audience: healthcare professionals, fitness enthusiasts, athletes, and anyone looking to optimize their health and well-being through a more comprehensive and individualized approach.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To educate the audience on the limitations of BMI as a measure of health, and the importance of considering other factors such as body composition.
  2. To introduce the concept of body composition and its significance in assessing overall health, including methods of measurement and its relationship with BMI.
  3. To highlight the role of the DXA scan as the gold standard for measuring body composition, and its advantages over other methods in assessing fat mass, lean mass, and bone density.


(This lecture is part of our Innovative Approaches To Obesity Medicine For Healthcare Professionals)

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Tracy Norfleet, MD, MBA, DABOM, FACP

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Tracy Norfleet, MD, MBA, DABOM, FACP


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