Getting into the right frame of mind to lose weight can be half the battle for some people. Get your head in good shape and allow the body to follow.
What can you do?
Read up as much as you can, including topics such as diabetes and obesity, and diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
That way you will understand your risks and what you have to do.
Diabetes prevention starts with losing weight.
First things first, discuss weight loss and an individual program with your health care team.
Take things slowly at first, and take one step at a time.
Which diet will help me to lose weight?
The diet industry is huge, but how do you pick a sensible diet?
Many diets involve reducing or restricting certain foods which makes some diets more or less appropriate for certain types of people.
If you need help choosing which diet to pick, read the MATAIP booklet also a dietitian will be able to assist you in making a suitable choice.