Stepping onto a scale might feel frightening, but once that moment is over – you’re in the right place to start taking action. The Body Mass Index is a simple measure formula that calculates your body fat percentage and estimates health-related risks. Check yours with the calculator or chart On the right.
Maintaining a healthy weight with diabetes goes a long way. It helps support your blood pressure, cholesterol and reduces the risks of developing severe health problems. MyDiabates provides safe and long-term guidance on losing weight, maintaining a specialized diet, and regular exercise to keep track of your healthy diabetes routine.
Different bodies require different diets. It’s not rocket science – just facts. Your body shape is one of the main determinants of what type of diet will work for you. It can pinpoint what food to stay clear of, how many calories to consume, and what to focus on when exercising.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pounds that are taken off gradually are more likely to stay off than those that are shed very fast. When you drop weight too quickly, especially with diabetes, you risk suffering from certain health complications that often require high levels of dietary restrictions and may lead to acute diabetes complications.
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