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5 Easy, Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Prediabetes

Do you have prediabetes? Then make sure to start your day off on the right foot with a healthy breakfast. The right food choices can keep your blood sugars low and help you get back on track with your health. Read on to discover what prediabetes is, how healthy eating can lower your risk, and five healthy breakfast ideas for…

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What Is a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and How Do You Find the Right One for Yourself?

A Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a lifestyle change program intended to help manage prediabetes and lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that participants in a DPP can lower their risk of developing diabetes over the next three years by 58% just with lifestyle changes. According to the…

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What Is the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program?

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is a lifestyle change program that can help participants lower the risk for type 2 diabetes. The 26-lesson program takes a year to complete and can help lower blood sugar, encourage weight loss, and improve overall health. Calculate Your Risk of Diabetes Who Can Join a YMCA DPP You might qualify to participate in a…

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Six Tips for Sticking with Your Diabetes Prevention Program

Participating in a lifestyle change program, such as the Diabetes Prevention Program, can lower your risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 58%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, making lifestyle changes can be tough. The DPP encourages healthier eating to support weight loss and lower blood sugar, as well as increased physical activity. If…

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Why 24/7 Support Is Critical to Success in Your Diabetes Prevention Program

If you have prediabetes or are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes, you may want to consider participating in a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). This national lifestyle change program is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and it can help you learn a lot about making…

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Reversing Insulin Resistance: How to Increase Insulin Sensitivity and Prevent Diabetes Naturally

Insulin sensitivity and insulin resistance are common topics nowadays, but why should you care? How about this: because reduced insulin sensitivity, or increased insulin resistance, causes prediabetes or diabetes in half the US adult population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That could include you. People with insulin resistance and have, or are at high risk for…

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How Can I Reverse Prediabetes?

If you learn that you are at risk for diabetes, there is one question that may be in your head: How do I reverse prediabetes?!  Here is a step-by-step guide for lowering blood sugar and reversing prediabetes. No Cost Health Kit to Lower Your Risk of Diabetes 1. Talk to your healthcare provider Prediabetes, or high blood sugar that puts…

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Prediabetes Reversal

Finding out that you have prediabetes, also known as borderline diabetes, or diabetes can be jarring, but it can also be a stroke of luck. That is because if you use it as a wake-up call to make a few changes in your regular health behaviors, it is possible to lower blood sugar. You may even be able to reverse…

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Diabetes Reversal Plan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that diabetes affects over 34 million Americans, and another 88 million people have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could reverse insulin resistance and high blood sugar? It turns out that in many cases, you can! A diabetes reversal program, such as…

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Can Exercise Reverse Diabetes?

In many cases, it is possible to reverse diabetes and prediabetes with lifestyle changes. These changes can include losing weight, choosing healthier foods, and getting more sleep. Another healthy choice to lower blood sugar is to get more physically active. We know that insulin resistance causes diabetes, and that exercise reduces insulin resistance. Does it follow that exercise can reverse…

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