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Your waist should be less than 40 inches around for men, and less than 35 inches for women. A larger waist size suggests that you're more likely to get type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease.

From: How to Measure Your Waist WebMD Medical Reference

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Obesity Education Initiative: "The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 19, 2017

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Obesity Education Initiative: "The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 19, 2017

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