How can I keep type 2 diabetes from getting worse?

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Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
Recommendations for healthy living can help anyone on a diabetes-treatment plan. Regardless of the medications you are using to control your glucose levels, blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides, make sure you eat healthy, maintain a healthy weight, and stay physically active. A study from the Diabetes Prevention Program found that people at risk for Type 2 diabetes who lost about 10 to 20 pounds and were active for 30 minutes a day, five days a seek, could prevent or delay the development of this condition.

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