Type 2 diabetes is a fast spreading diabetes type, which can be prevented by way of slight lifestyle changes with most of them concentrating on keeping blood sugar levels under control. Take a look at these lifestyle changes that diabetics can make to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
There is no such thing as a single diet for diabetes. To be able to eat right, you must meet with a professional dietician so he/she can help you plan an individualised diet that covers all the general guidelines. The diet you follow must idolise maintaining blood glucose levels.
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Being overweight is a potential factor for an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association recommends that diabetics aim for small and consistent weight loss of about ½ - 1kg per week. Unfortunately, not only is weight loss difficult to sustain, the medications that a diabetic uses cause weight gain. In such a case, it would be best to exercise.
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To be able to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes, individuals must consult their doctor and device an individualised diet and exercise plan.
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