Many people who are suffering from obesity are prescribed Phentermine prior to gastric bypass surgery. If this is the case and you have been taking Phentermine it is extremely important that you inform your doctor of this and/or mention it during your pre-op admissions interview.
Phentermine use, combined with a healthy nutritious diet and regular exercise, has been recognized as an important tool for decreasing the risk of diabetes in overweight and especially obese people.
If you are overweight, your BMI is something you should know. BMI stands for body mass index and it is used by the medical community to determine if you are underweight, at a healthy weight, overweight, or obese.
Most people are trying to find the best way to reduce weight by diet planning, diet pills or exercising. Although some people are not able to allocate some time to do exercises and opt for a faster and less time consuming ways of dieting, regular exercise that includes weight training has many benefits on weight loss.