Weight loss and more importantly achieving a healthy weight should be the goal of anyone with diabetes. Use this BMI chart as a tool in successfully managing your diabetes.
• For people with a BMI ≥30, weight loss is recommended
• For people with a BMI between 25 and 29. 9, or who have a waist circumference greater than 40” in men and 35” in women, and who have additional risk factors, weight loss is recommended
• For people with a BMI between 25 and 29. 9 who have no risk factors and do not want to lose weight, prevention of further weight gain is recommended