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How does losing weight improve your health?

Living with obesity can put you at risk of developing serious health conditions. The good news is that with a weight loss of only 5% of your total body weight you already start lowering those risks. The below tool helps you calculate your risk of developing certain obesity-related conditions over the next 10 years.

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Obesity and related complications: How does losing weight help?

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Your BMI is 0

The risk prediction is available with a BMI between 30 and 50 and an age between 19 and 115.

The risks reductions below are calculated with a weight loss of 13% of total body weight.
Your weight after weight loss is 0 kg.

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Result

BMI is 0

The risk prediction is available with a BMI between 30 and 50 and an age between 19 and 115.

If you have any concerns about your weight or BMI results, we strongly advise you to talk to your doctor for futher guidance.

In case you do not have your own trusted physician yet, you can search for a healthcare provider specialized in weight management at the link bellow.

Result

  • Risk at current body weight
  • Risk with a 13% weight loss

Heart Health

High blood pressure
High cholesterol levels
Hearth failure
Irregular heart rate
Low blood and oxygen flow to heart

Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

Osteoarthritis

Hip/knee osteoarthritis

Respiratory

Asthma
Sleep apnoea

Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease

Find your local obesity care provider

Talk to your obesity care provider about treatment options that could prevent the weight you lose from coming back.

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