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TABLE 8.1

Treatment Options for Overweight and Obesity in Type 2 Diabetes

TreatmentBMI Category, kg/m2
25.0–26.9 (or 23.0–24.9*)27.0–29.9 (or 25.0–27.4*)≥30.0 (or ≥27.5*)
Diet, physical activity, and behavioral counseling    
Pharmacotherapy    
Metabolic surgery    
TreatmentBMI Category, kg/m2
25.0–26.9 (or 23.0–24.9*)27.0–29.9 (or 25.0–27.4*)≥30.0 (or ≥27.5*)
Diet, physical activity, and behavioral counseling    
Pharmacotherapy    
Metabolic surgery    
*

Recommended cut points for Asian-American individuals (expert opinion).

Treatment may be indicated for select motivated patients.

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