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Weight Loss - Obesity

Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese. Obesity increases your risk of heart disease, strokes, and type 2 diabetes. If you already have diabetes, excess weight contributes to insulin resistance which makes managing diabetes more difficult. Weight loss can help you control your blood glucose levels and can lower your risk of complications. Lose weight, be healthier, lower your health risks.

Diabetes Weight Loss Tips
Do you have type 2 diabetes? Looking for weight loss and fitness ideas? After the holidays, everyone is ready to embrace a healthy lifestyle again. That's why there's so many New Year's resolutions dedicated to diet and exercise.

Diabetes and Your BMI
The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on a formula that calculates the ratio of your height and weight. Your BMI is an indicator of your appropriate weight for your height and is a more reliable indicator of body fat than just weight alone.

The Best Diet of 2009
The best diet for you is the one that you can follow for the rest of your life. Most diets can get you to your goal if you do exactly what they say, but once the weight is lost and you start to eat the way you used to, the weight can come back on with lightening speed.

Effortless Weightloss Can Be Yours
Dropping 5 to 7% of your body weight can lower your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, but who says you have to go on a diet? Here are eight simple changes to make that will help you drop weight without really trying:

Calories Still Carry Weight When Dieting
Type 2 diabetes management usually includes a diet plan. Many times, people with diabetes are advised to lose weight as well as keep track of daily carbs. There are a lot of different diets out there: some recommend low-fat eating, some say that eating low-carb/high-protein is the way to go and other diets say you should eat the "right" carbs and proteins in the "right" combinations.

What Does a Healthy Diet Really Mean?
Think of the word "diet" and what springs to mind? Restrictive meal plans? Best-selling books by skinny celebrities? Guilt producing health nuts who make us feel like anything that we might want to eat is not only bad for us but will ultimately cause our unfortunate demise and it will be all our fault because we didn't listen to them?

Kids, Obesity and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes, long an "adult" disease, has been affecting more children in the last several years. This is due to an increase in overweight and obese children. Along with the risk of developing diabetes, being overweight also puts kids at risk for developing other "adult" conditions such as high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels.

Diabetics Benefit From Exercise and Weight Management
It's most effective to add exercise and weight management strategies early in diabetic treatment...

Jack LaLanne Quotes and Diabetes
Some well-known Jack LaLannne quotes that pertain to diabetes and how to make them work for you.

Is It Low Fitness Motivation or Hyperinsulinemia in Diabetes?
Do people with type 2 diabetes lack fitness motivation or is there something else going on? Hyperinsulinemia may be the culprit.

Weight Watchers and Diabetes
Can Weight Watchers and diabetes play well together? Find out what you need to know about what considerations are needed for people with type 2 diabetes.

Waist Circumference and Diabetes
Your waist circumference is an important indicator of not only overall general health but your diabetes condition. Find more about abdominal fat, measurement recommendations, risks, and how to reduce your waist circumference.

Quick Diabetes Weight Loss Advice
Quick Diabetes Weight Loss Advice

Quick Diabetes Weight Loss Advice
Quick Diabetes Weight Loss Advice

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