Most people who have type 2 diabetes are overweight or carry extra pounds around their middle. If this sounds like you, losing weight can help you manage your blood glucose levels. Changing your eating and exercise habits to lose weight can be a big challenge. Sometimes it helps just to know the facts about how to eat a healthy diet and go about exercising. Also, follow these tips for successful weight loss:
- Seek the help of a professional.
- Don't starve yourself.
- Be wary of fad diets.
- Examine the emotional issues that led to your weight gain.