What are the guidelines for making wise health care decisions about treatment and prevention of diabetes?
6 Tips for Diabetes Prevention
If you're at high risk for diabetes, here's your to-do list from the new guidelines:
Lose extra weight. Moderate weight loss - 7% of your weight - may cut diabetes risk.
Cut fat and calories from your diet. [ That should help with weight loss.
Skip low-carb or high-protein diets. They may not work out in the long run.
Get plenty of fiber. Get 14 grams of
dietary fiber for every 1,000 calories you eat.
Go for whole grains. Make at least half your grains whole grains.
Get regular physical activity. Go for 2.5 hours per week (check with your doctor first). ]
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