Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
- Q How can I prevent type 2 diabetes from developing?
Emilia Klapp, Nutrition & DieteticsThe Diabetes Prevention Program, a study that started in the late 1990s, found that people at risk for Type 2 diabetes who lost a small amount of weight (about 10 to 20 pounds) and became physically active could prevent or delay its development.... Full Answer
- Q How can I prevent type 2 diabetes later in my life?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyYou can take steps now to help prevent type 2 diabetes later in your life. If you have a close relative with diabetes, or if you’re a woman who had diabetes during pregnancy, your risk for type 2 diabetes is already higher. Here’s... Full Answer
- Q Is type 2 diabetes a preventable disease?
William Lee Dubois, Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismYes. No. Maybe. It depends on who you ask. But whether or not it is preventable, the trajectory of the disease can be easily influenced by your actions.Type-2 is a disease process with a genetic basis that requires a trigger. In the simplest possible... Full Answer
- Q Can exercise help prevent type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyExercise can help prevent type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome by helping you lose weight, lower high blood pressure, decrease high blood sugar levels and raise levels of HDL (the good cholesterol). Both the definition and the cause of metabolic... Full Answer
- Q Can type 2 diabetes be prevented?
If you are at risk for type 2 diabetes, such as being overweight or having a family history of diabetes, there is a silver lining. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes can be prevented. If you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, or are at risk for... Full Answer