I have high blood pressure and my doctor has told me I am at risk of becoming diabetic. How much weight should I lose to address my health issues?
Academic Title: Professor
Division Director, Endocrinology
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Studies have shown that losing 5 to 10 percent of your baseline weight can lead to a significant reduction in the incidence of diabetes and significant improvement in blood pressure, cholesterol and overall health.