Many people struggle with weight management and this website provides individuals with resources to get and stay healthy. Currently, 30% of Fond du Lac residents are obese. Obesity can lead to the following chronic diseases later in life: heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, asthma, and sleep apnea. Our priority is to increase the number of Fond du lac County residents who are at a healthy weight for their height.
Body Mass Index (BMI) is one way to calculate if you are at a healthy weight for your height. This is only one tool used to calculate health. If your weight falls outside of the healthy range, talk with your doctor to see how you can make small changes to get back to a healthy weight.