Weight Loss


When you have diabetes, being overweight or obese increases your risk for complications. Losing just a few pounds through exercise and eating well can help with your diabetes control and can reduce your risk for other health problems. You will also have more energy and feel better in general!

Learn how to lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off. Find the weight loss strategy that works best for you and start feeling better now.


Assess Your Lifestyle

Use our tools in this section to assess your current lifestyle. From there, you can decide which steps to take toward a healthier weight.


Getting Started

No matter what strategy you choose, make sure you use a safe weight loss plan that will support your ultimate health goals.


Food Choices

Making the right food choices is essential for successful weight loss.

Explore: Weight Loss

  • Fitness

    Manage or prevent type 2 diabetes by getting and staying active.

  • Setting Realistic Goals

    The right combination of exercise, healthy foods, and portion control is the key to weight loss for many people.

  • Your Weight Loss Plan

    Are you ready to lose weight? You’ll boost your chances for success by making a realistic, achievable plan.

  • The Best Food Choices

    Learn what the best choices are inside each food group to help with healthy eating and weight loss.