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Weight loss and diabetes

If you have diabetes, losing as little as 5% to 10% of your body weight can help manage this illness. For example, a woman who is 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 165 pounds would need to lose just 8 to 16 pounds to see noticeable declines in her blood sugar (as well as her blood pressure and cholesterol levels).…

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