Diabetes Prevention Tips: How to Reduce Your Risk

Diabetes is a growing problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 29 million Americans have diabetes, and 86 million more are pre-diabetic. Diabetes can lead to a number of health problems, including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and blindness. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips on how to reduce your risk of developing diabetes.

Diabetes Prevention Tips

  • Eat a healthy diet: Eating a diet that is high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help you maintain a healthy weight and reduce your risk of developing diabetes.
  • Exercise regularly: Getting regular exercise can help you lose weight, lower your blood sugar levels, and improve your insulin sensitivity.
  • Quit smoking: Smoking is a risk factor for diabetes, so quitting can help reduce your risk.
  • Manage your stress levels: Stress can increase your blood sugar levels, so managing your stress can help you keep your blood sugar in check.

The symptoms of diabetes can be difficult to manage. In addition, the disease is becoming more common among ethnic minorities and women in California; this trend should not go unnoticed by healthcare providers!

The major risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure (hypertension), obesity/weight gain caused primarily through consumption excessive calories which leads into Kidney Failure or Amputations if left unchecked.. One out six adult californians aged 65 plus have type two DM while 2 million adults statewide report having been diagnosed with it making up 1 out 12 citizens here-a serious matter indeed

The California Department of Public Health strives to ensure that all Californians have the opportunity for a healthy life by promoting physical activity, smoking cessation programs and nutritious food options. To achieve this goal they are working on creating statewide networks dedicated towards preventing type 2 diabetes through evidence-based lifestyle change initiatives which include things like increasing exercise or decreasing calories intake among other techniques.