Can diet and exercise alone ward off diabetes?

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Amy Campbell
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
A healthy eating plan, weight loss, if needed, and regular physical activity has been shown to help decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (but not type 1 diabetes). The Diabetes Prevention Program was a large-scale study that showed that lifestyle measures lowered the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Diet, exercise, and medications can help control blood sugar and even prevent diabetes. Find out which are most effective as Drs. Oz, Steven Nissen, and Rita Kalyani discuss diabetes treatments in this video.


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