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Keeping track of your weight everyday helps you and your healthcare provider know early on if you are keeping extra fluid. You can use weight chart to show your changes in weight over time.
Keep a detailed record of your weight every day.
Watch for a weight increase of 2 lbs. (1kg) or more overnight, or more than 5 lbs. (3kg) in 1 week.
To see this information online and learn more, visit MyHealth.Alberta.ca/Alberta/Pages/heart-failure-weight-chart.aspx.
Related to Heart Failure: Weight Chart
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Current as of: September 9, 2019
Author: Cardiovascular and Stroke Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services
Care instructions may be adapted by your healthcare provider. If you have questions about a medical condition or this instruction, talk with your doctor or appropriate healthcare provider.