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“Although known to be inaccurate, particularly for people of colour, Body Mass Index (BMI) is used across NHS and private medical services to determine eligibility for life-changing surgeries. Since the metric can be the deciding factor for access to top surgery or genital operations, you’d expect it to be applied consistently across health services. But contradictory application of BMI requirements is commonplace.”

pinknews.co.uk/2021/11/19/fat-

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