Tips to avoid diabetes

Diabetes is thought to be the next epidemic in the world. Millions of people are suffering from diabetes worldwide and the number is increasing. Unfortunately. USA is going to be the diabetes capital of the world with nearly maximum number of obese population in the world. Nearly 23.6 million people are suffering from type 2 diabetes (NIDDM). Also nearly 57 million people are suffering from the risks of the deadly disease.

Scientists mainly blame obesity. Nearly two-thirds of Americans overweight or obese. Moreover, most of them are not aware of testing their glucose. Hey, are you in risk of the disease? If so, take responsibility for your own health — now. Here are some ideas.

RISK FACTORS: Reasons
#Family history,
#overweight or obesity,
#sedentary lifestyle,
#African, native American, Hispanic or Asian/Pacific Islander heritage,
#history of gestational diabetes,

TIPS TO REDUCE THE RISK:
#Lose your extra weight,
#Up your fiber intake by eating more whole grains,
#Reduce your overall fat intake, but especially cut your saturated fats.

Source: chron.com

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