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28 Jul 2005

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I'm desperate to lose about 12kg's before dec. I am 16, weigh 67kg, height-166cm, what do you think, i also have high blood sugar! Bn trying with exercise and diet for two years, also slow matabolism, im fed up!
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Talita
Your present BMI = 24,3, which is in the normal range. To achieve your ideal BMI of 22, you would need to weigh 61 kg. Because you say that you suffer from high blood sugar, I would urgently advise you to consult a clinical dietitian, because the correct diet is one of the most important factors in treatment. Check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to sscharf@nhcltd.com or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will take your overweight and raised blood sugar levels, into account when working out a diet for you, which will be based on foods with a low glycaemic index (GI). Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'The right approach' and read the articles on the GI. Also click on ‘Food as Medicine' on the Diet Site and then on ‘Type 2 diabetes'. Continue with your exercise as this does assist with weight loss and helps to normalise blood sugar levels. It is not a good idea to use any slimming pills if you have raised blood sugar levels.
Best regards
DietDoc
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