Losing Weight with Type 2 Diabetes

Diet and Exercise Tips

Losing weight when you have type 2 diabetes may seem impossible at first, but once you learn how to incorporate a few healthy habits into your life, it’s not so hard. Discover simple ways to lose weight with type 2 diabetes.

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Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes

Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes


Why a Healthy Lifestyle Is So Essential

When you have type 2 diabetes and you’re overweight, managing your weight can be an important part of your treatment plan. Watching the numbers on the scale can lead to a smaller waistline and improve your cardiovascular health.

Also, by losing weight—even a small amount (about 7% of your current weight)—people with type 2 diabetes can become less insulin resistant, making them able to use their own insulin better.

 

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