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Weight Management Program - State Regulations

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
New Regulations February 1997

"A physician should not initiate or continue prescribing a Schedule III or IV anorectic drug if:(1) The patient has a BMI less than 27 unless the BMI is between 25 and 27, and the patient has a co-morbidity, including but not limited to:(a) diabetes mellitus(b) hypertension(c) dyslipidemia(d) cardiovascular disease"

In lay terms, this means that to be eligible to take prescription diet pills in the state of Kentucky, you must weight more than the weight in the 27 BMI column, unless you have high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease, in which case you must weigh more than the weight in the 25 BMI column.

Ht Ht(in) 27 BMI 25 BMI
4' 6" 54 112 104
4' 7" 55 116 108
4' 8" 56 120 112
4' 9" 57 125 116
4' 10" 58 129 120
4' 11" 59 134 124
5' 60 138 128
5' 1" 61 143 132
5' 2" 62 148 137
5' 3" 63 152 141
5' 4" 64 157 146
5' 5" 65 162 150
5' 6" 66 167 155
5' 7" 67 172 160
Ht Ht(in) 27 BMI 25 BMI
5' 8" 68 178 164
5' 9" 69 183 169
5' 10" 70 188 174
5' 11" 71 194 179
6' 72 199 184
6' 1" 73 205 190
6' 2" 74 210 195
6' 3" 75 216 200
6' 4" 76 222 205
6' 5" 77 228 211
6' 6" 78 234 216
6' 7" 79 240 222
6' 8" 80 246 228

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