Healthy Weight Management

Healthy Weight Management helps you make healthy choices, reach weight loss goals and develop a healthy lifestyle. This program supports members that want to reach or maintain a healthy weight.

Excess weight increases the risk for health conditions like:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Some types of cancer like colon and kidney
  • Mental health like anxiety and depression
  • Body pain  

Weight Status and Body Mass Index

An adult’s weight status is measured using height and weight. For children and teens, weight status is measured in another way. Body Mass Index (BMI) can predict a person’s body fat percentage. Adults with the same weight but different height may not have the same BMI. A child or teen’s age and gender is included when measuring BMI.

Calculate BMI using these calculators from the CDC:

Adults 20 and over: Adult BMI Calculator

Children and Teens (ages 2-19): BMI Calculator

Here are some tips to maintain a healthy weight:

  • Get moving! Find ways to add extra movement and steps throughout the day.
  • Build healthy meals using the plate method at
  • Get a good night’s sleep. Limit sugar sweetened beverages.
  • Talk with your doctor about a healthy weight that is right for you.


Click the following link to learn more about building a Healthy Lifestyle