11 Simple Weight Loss Tips

To develop their scoring system, the researchers analyzed the outcomes of nearly 700 obese people with type 2 diabetes who underwent weight-loss surgery between 2004 and 2011. Of those patients, 63 percent achieved partial or complete diabetes remission. The researchers analyzed hundreds of factors in order to identify those that were independent predictors of remission. They eventually narrowed them down to the four used in the scoring system. Patient scores were determined by assigning a certain health number of points to each of the four factors.

Tell us your story! We love to hear from our audience. Follow @CNNHealth on Twitter and Facebook for the latest health news and let us know what we’re missing. For instance, “I’m going to be more active” is a goal. “I will walk for 30 minutes every day for the next month” is a S.M.A.R.T. goal. It’s specific in that you know how much activity you’re going to do. It’s measurable — did you walk today or not?

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