This condition is also called as prediabetes, and people with this have 5 to 15 times easier than normal people to have type 2 diabetes. Be noted that there is difference between type 1, type 2 and type 3 diabetes! They are all different thing and we are talking only about type 2 diabetes!
Change in lifestyle
Move! Start exercising now! Having about 150 minutes of exercise per week will help you in delay or even prevent the risk of developing the type 2 diabetes. Doesn’t matter it is light or heavy exercises, having exercise is better than doing nothing (even walking counts!)
Change in dietary habit
Give up or at least control yourself form taking in simple sugars like those in processed foods. What they do is just raising your blood sugar while providing you with less than enough nutrition. In contrast, take in whole foods and complex carbohydrates such as beans, vegetables and so on.
Change in body weight
Recent studies suggest that overweight people are easier to develop type 2 diabetes. How do you know if you are overweight? Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) now! It is easily found in the internet and they will tell whether or not you are in normal, overweight or obese
Make changes now and it will give you the best chances to save yourself from diabetes!
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