These Lifestyle Changes Can Reduce Your Risk Of Diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin, or pancreas are unable to produce sufficient insulin.

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Diabetes Causes

Environmental factors, genetics, being overweight, physical inactivity and poor diet can increase type 2 diabetes risk.

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Prevention

A healthy lifestyle, losing weight, cutting down on sugary foods and refined carbs can prevent type 2 diabetes.

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Cut Refined Carbs

Refined carbs, sugary foods result in rapid increase in blood sugar. They also make you gain weight and reduce insulin sensitivity.

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Exercise Regularly

Having a regular exercise routine and being physically active can increase insulin secretion and improve insulin sensitivity. 

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Lose Weight

Excess body weight, especially around the abdomen, increases diabetes risk. Work towards achieving your ideal body weight.

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Quit smoking

Tobacco can increase blood sugar levels and lead to insulin resistance. The more you smoke, the greater your risk of diabetes. 

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Eat More Fibre

Eating fibre-rich foods like whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables can prevent blood sugar spikes. This reduces diabetes risk.

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SEdentary Lifestyle

Sitting all day and not exercising can damage your health. It can make you overweight and increase diabetes risk.

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Avoid OVereating

Do not eat too much at a time as it can cause higher blood sugar and insulin levels in people who are at risk of diabetes.

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