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Changing our diet can reduce our risk of diabetes.

"Everyone in my family has diabetes.  How can I prevent it from happening to me?"

  • If you're at risk, moderate weight loss and exercise can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

  • Eat more whole grains, lean proteins, and vegetables.

  • Replace sodas and other sweet drinks with water, tea, or coffee.

Try This

For this week, swap a healthier choice for a sweet drink or food that you consume on a regular basis, like drinking flavored water instead of soda.

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