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type 2 diabetes health risks

How to prevent type 2 diabetes

An essential part of reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is exercising regularly. This has a range of health benefits, including:

improving blood flow reducing the risk of heart disease improving stamina reducing weight providing stress relief improving flexibility

There are several types of exercise a person can try to help prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. These include:

aerobic exercise, such as walking, cycling, swimming, or running strength training using weights or bands stretching exercises, such as yoga or Pilates

A person can also incorporate more movement into their day by using a standing desk, parking farther away from the workplace, and using active transport.

According to the ADA , a person should aim to move or stretch every 30 minutes during the day.

Also, for maximum benefit, a person should aim to do at least 30 minutes of an aerobic activity once per day for 5 days of the week.

People should always speak with a doctor before starting an exercise regime for the first time to discuss safety and risks.

What health screenings are recommended for people with high risk Type 2 diabetes?

and why?

cbc,cmp, A1C and lipid panel and vitamin D level..........maybe thyroid panel............ask doc to order

1)You can do a urine dipstick test = if Glucose is high it will show up in the urine.
2)They must also do finger prick glucose test - hgt - if random >11

It is good to get a screen. Symptoms of DM 2 - Excessive urination, excessive

Hi, What are some possible ideas of what a government can do to decrease the risk of Diabetes, type 2? - Thanx

It is possible to prevent type 2 Diabetes, especially if it is not in one's genes. What are some responsobilities the government can take up to help. For example, so far I have: 1) More medical research 2) Preventive care covered by Health insurance.

the feds should gaurentee a decent , gaurenteed nutrional diet to every family on social assistance , or living below poverty level . you cannot be health being raised on sugar pops . schools should offer nutrional lunches at no cost . healthy food for

better school lunches, with carb watching. school fitness programs that monitor possible obesity factors. blood sugar testing free of charge for students on a schedule basis.

Definitely reducing the carbs in kids food. High sugar foods cause reactive hypoglycemia, which at very least causes weight gain possibly leading to diabetes later in life.