Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes
One out of three adults in the nation has prediabetes.
Without intervention, up to 30% of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years.
A structured lifestyle change program can cut the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 58% for people with prediabetes.
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Heading into each Spring and Summer, I like to experiment with a different type of physical activity. Last year, I found myself trying to paddleboard and that was definitely not for me. I don’t mind getting wet while exercising, but when one finds oneself in the water more so than using one’s core or arms… Continue reading »
The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program focuses on mindful eating, or choosing and savoring food without distractions such as computers or television. Mindfulness is paying attention to your surroundings and being present in the moment, eating with awareness and only eating when eating – not watching television or working on the computer. For… Continue reading »
What is better than a warm summer night than cooking out on the grill? Grilled chicken and fish are delicious and your healthy vegetables can be grilled right alongside them! There is no need to dirty extra dishes on the stove or oven. Just throw everything on the grill! One of many great things about… Continue reading »
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has created a simple screening tool that we use on the Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes website to help people consider their risk for prediabetes. Below is background information on why these questions are included and how they relate to your potential risk for developing prediabetes… Continue reading »