Is it possible to delay or even prevent type 2 diabetes
from ever developing? Yes it is. There is a
lot you can do yourself to know your risks for
pre-diabetes and to take action to prevent diabetes
if you have, or are at risk for, pre-diabetes.
your blood sugar
see if you are at risk for developing diabetes. Diabetes
is more common in Asia . India is known as a Diabetic
capital of the world. If you have a family history
of diabetes , you need to pay special attention to
people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have
"pre-diabetes" -- blood glucose levels that are higher
than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed
as diabetes. There are 41 million people in the United
States, ages 40 to 74, who have pre-diabetes.
to prevent or delay diabetes
is a serious medical condition that can be treated. The
good news is that the recently completed Diabetes Prevention
Program study conclusively showed that people with pre-diabetes
can prevent the development of type 2 diabetes by
making changes in their diet and increasing their
level of physical activity.