Increasing Activity Can Prevent Pre-diabetes

How Much Weight Can You Lose To Help Prevent Diabetes?

In an article from the San Diego Times-Tribune, Dr. Rhonda Bentley-Lewis says that patients with pre-diabetes can lose weight to bring their numbers down and increase their chances of not getting diabetes. Dr. Bentley-Lewis says that she tells patients that if they lose 5 to 7 percent of their body weight, that’s just 10 to 14 pounds for someone who is 200 pounds, that, combined with an increase in activity, can hold their numbers in check.

For more from Dr. Bentley-Lewis, click here.

Taking an active stance against pre-diabetes can mean victory for you and your loved ones. There are many groups and resources out there for you and we’re happy to help you in your fight. As always, if you’re tired of diabetes, like we are, then we ask you to join our team and the fight against diabetes!


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