The Centers for Disease control defines being “overweight" as weighing more than is considered healthy for a person’s height.

Many people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are overweight.So weight loss becomes an important treatment plan.

For many people who are living with type 2 diabetes, losing 5 to 10 percent of bodyweight may help lower blood sugar levels.

Research suggests that weight loss may also reduce your risk of heart diseases.

Weight loss may also reduce the need for diabetes medications

Following a guided and structured lifestyle management program with good diet and exercise schedule can help you achieve weight loss.