November is Diabetes Awareness Month
37.3 million people have diabetes in the US. An American is diagnosed with diabetes every 17 seconds.
5 TIPS FOR TAKING CONTROL
Lose Extra Weight – Diabetes can be reduced by almost 60% when returning to ideal weight.
Be More Physically Active – 30 minutes of aerobic activity and resistance exercise on most days of the week.
Eat Healthy Plant Foods – Fiber rich foods promote weight loss and lower the risk of diabetes.
Eat Healthy Fats – Unsaturated fats promote healthy blood cholesterol levels.
Make Healthier Choices – Limit alcohol consumption.
Changing your lifestyle can be a big step toward diabetes prevention, and it’s never too late to start!