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Ways to Help Lower Your Risk for Diabetes

The National Institute of Health has determined that there are five factors that when adopted all together can help reduce the chance of Type-2 Diabetes for men and women.

The Five Lifestyle Factors are

  • Following a healthy diet
  • Maintaining an optimal body weight
  • Engaging in recommended amounts of physical activity
  • Not smoking
  • Keeping alcohol use to no more than 1 drink per day for women and 2 for men

To learn your optimal body weight and to find out more about these five factors, visit the NIH’s Diabetes Information Center Clearinghouse.