Today is the last day of American Diabetes Month. According to the US Dept of Health & Human Services, 24 million people are living with diabetes and 57 million more at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  Let’s get focused!  We need to know these facts and start identifying the problem areas in our lives.

Please carefully read these warning signs for type 2 diabetes:

  • Are overweight
  • Exercise less than 3 times a week
  • Are over 45 years old (be fit over 40 CLICK HERE)
  • Have high blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • Are African American, Latino, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American or Pacific Islander
  • Have a parent, brother, or sister with diabetes

Now for the good news.  You can prevent and or change this by doing the following:

  • Exercise at least 3 times a week (preferably 5 times)
  • Eat a heathly & balanced diet (organic, colorful & wholesome)
  • Get an annual physical
  • Work towards a healthy weight (goal)

Keeping yourself healthy is not only for you, it will benefit your loved ones too.

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