World Diabetes Day
1. Maintain A Healthy Weight Losing even a small amount of weight can significantly lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of developing diabetes.
2. Adopt A Healthy Diet Choose a diet rich in fruits, whole grains, vegetables, and lean protein. Limit processed foods, sugary drinks, and unhealthy fats.
3. Exercise Regularly If you’re thinking about how to avoid diabetes, aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week.
4. Quit Smoking Smoking increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and can worsen complications of the disease.
5. Manage Stress Stress can raise blood sugar levels. Find healthy ways to manage stress, such as meditation, or spending time in nature.