There are a lot of ways to reduce the risk of getting diabetes. It mostly involves getting rid of awful habits and merge safer ones into your lifestyle. Here are some factors that increase the risk for type 2 diabetes and what you can do to get rid of it.
-Risks You Cannot Prevent
Before You undertake the things that can reduce the risk of getting diabetes, you should consider that there are some risk factors on the far side of your control. For instance:
Family history: when you have a relative with diabetes, it will increase your risk of getting the disease.
Age: There is a high risk for diabetes in people after age 40.
Gestational diabetes: Pregnant women who develop diabetes have a higher risk of getting it again in their life.
-Control The Risk For Diabetes:
There are a lot of ways to reduce the risk of getting diabetes or even delay the ones that are within your standard.
People with overweight have a high risk of getting prediabetes, most especially if they take extra weight close to their abdomen. This is because the excess fat cells can affect the body to get more insulin resistant.
-Watch Your Diet:
The choice of food becomes very important when it comes to preventing diabetes. The intake of foods such as fruits, vegetables, cereals and grains, and lean protein, while putting a limit on processed foods with sugars and starchy foods, will help lower the risk for type 2 diabetes.
Regular physical activity will reduce the risk for diabetes. Even exercising, eating healthy and weight loss will lower your risk by 60 per cent. Even For Adults between 18-64 of age, which means 2.5 hours of average energetic and intensive exercise per week.
-End Taking In Alcohol:
Taking in alcohol can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in two essential ways. Frequent consumption of alcohol will lower the body’s sensitivity to insulin and alcohol contains a high amount of calories which will increase the risk of becoming overweight or obese.
-Stop Sitting Down For a Long Period:
Limiting the period you spend just by sitting is as important as increasing your healthy period.
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