Find out about the first study to demonstrate the potential benefits, such as lowering your risk of diabetes, of making five lifestyle changes simultaneously.
5 Ways to Avoid Diabetes — Without Medications
By Alice Park Wednesday, September 7, 2011
New research suggests that when it comes to lowering your risk of diabetes, the more changes you make to your diet and lifestyle, the better.
Led by Jared Reis at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, scientists report in the Annals of Internal Medicine that people can lower their risk of developing diabetes by as much as 80% if they adhere to a combination of lifestyle changes: exercising more, not drinking as much alcohol, quitting smoking, avoiding obesity and eating high-fiber, low-fat foods.
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