Diabetes Prevention: Study Highlights 5 Things To Lower Your Risk
Would you be willing to change one aspect of your life — such as eating healthier or exercising more — if you knew it would reduce your likelihood of developing diabetes? Would you make two, three or five lifestyle changes to bring down those chances even more?
Every little bit helps, a new government study suggests. Meeting just one of five key health goals reduces your odds of developing diabetes in middle age by roughly one-third, the study estimates, and the more goals you meet, the lower your risk falls, even if you have a family history of diabetes.