Type 2 Diabetes
Over a long period of time, high blood sugar levels can damage vital organs and increase your risk of heart disease. You can reduce your risk of these complications by lowering blood sugar levels through diet and exercise.
Lowering Blood Sugar with Foods
Food and drinks directly affect your blood sugar levels. Healthy eating can help control the amount of sugar in your blood and your overall health.
Try these tips:
While type 2 diabetes is more common in people aged 45 years and older, age isn't the only concern. Learn what to look for and steps you can take to lower your diabetes risk.
Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
Several factors can increase your chance of getting type 2 diabetes: