The work entitled ?Body Mass Index and Lipid Levels in Type2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Tirupati Urban; Andhra Pradesh? has been a sincere attempt of assimilation of most of the topics like overweight/obesity and nature of disorders of diabetes besides the socio economical factors. In that direction this title endeavored shall act as a hand book. The study may form base line data for the region would also be of utility for future surveillance and secular trends of diabetes. The economic well-being of the people as also the quality of the life styles is well indicated by the changes in the bio-demographic picture of the population. The meaning of the association from the stand point of a particular target population and human society in general. This book is especially useful for a multi ethnic, multi lingual and multi religious country like India which is in the throes of development. Studies of this nature contribute to the nation?s development and all other spheres of human life and activity.