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Forum Name: Diabetes

Question: WILL WEIGHT LOSS HELP?


 saintcal - Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:27 am

Is it true that losing 10-15 pounds will usually affect one's "sugar" number? Mine is not high, but has crept up to 105 over the past year. I would like to prevent problems before it gets any higher. Will weight loss really help?
 Dr. A. Rajput - Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:01 am

User avatar Would have liked to know more about your personal history eg. age, gender, wieght, family history,past history complaints etc.

Ways to loose weight will help decrease the sugar levels anyway. Loosing weight will be even more beneficial especially if you have family history of diabetes.

Diet control and exercise should be the modes of reducing weight.
 Dr. N. Haider - Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:46 pm

User avatar hi

As already mentioned, diet control and a regular excercise plan should be the only methods for weight reduction, since herbal / alternative methods lack trials and data to prove their benefits.

Also weight reduction will lower your blood pressure in addition to the "sugar number".

Regards.

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