Health Alert WEB EXCLUSIVE: Women and Diabetes

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Question: What can be done to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes?

Answer: Research has shown that the following lifestyle modifications can prevent, or at least delay the onset of type 2 diabetes among people at risk of diabetes:

-Eating fewer high fat and high-calorie foods.

-Losing at least 5%-7% of body weight, if overweight or obese.

-Being physically active for 150 minutes every week.

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