prevent type 2 diabetes

To help prevent type 2 diabetes and its
complications, people should:
• Achieve and maintain healthy body weight.
• Be physically active – at least 30 minutes of
regular, moderate-intensity activity on most
• Early diagnosis can be accomplished through
relatively inexpensive blood testing.
• Treatment of diabetes involves lowering blood
sugar and the levels of other known risk
factors that damage blood vessels.
• Tobacco cessation is also important to avoid