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Is weight loss at a faster pace dangerous? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   now i am under wt loss prog
Doctor :   ok
User :   taking 1200 cal
User :   reducing wt at a good rate
User :   1 - 1.5 kg per week
Doctor :   ok
User :   1 kg...
User :   is it good ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   any adverse effect?
User :   is there any chance of re gaining it soon?
Doctor :   if ur working with a programme
Doctor :   no unlikely
Doctor :   r u there
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User :   i read in some site that we should loose 1 pound per week
Doctor :   ok
User :   enginner blore married
Doctor :   try losing weight of 2-3 kgs per month
Doctor :   slowly
User :   ohh..
User :   1 kg per week not good??
User :   around 3.5 - 4 kg per month
User :   ?
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   ok
User :   now prob is
Doctor :   yes
User :   i have family history of diabetes and BP
Doctor :   what is current weight
Doctor :   ok
User :   78
Doctor :   ok
User :   if i reduce my wt to 65kg - is there any chance of getting these cronic disease in future??
Doctor :   it depends on various
User :   once it becomes 65 - i will maintain it for long time...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is ur height
User :   5.5
User :   170 cm
Doctor :   risk factors
Doctor :   if u havefamily history
Doctor :   of bp and diabetes
User :   s
Doctor :   that doesnt mean
Doctor :   u have to get it
Doctor :   u can develop Bp and diabetes
Doctor :   ok
User :   dad only BP - mom - only duger --> that too recently
Doctor :   depends on various
Doctor :   various other factors
Doctor :   ur lifestlye
Doctor :   diet
User :   even if i maintain BMI = 22 ??
Doctor :   normal BMI of 20 -24.9 is fine
Doctor :   Normal BMI is 20- 24.9
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to ask
Doctor :   r u there
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