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No insurance, but would be grateful for help. How can I help my children not get sugar diabetes?

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Dr. William Biggs
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
9 doctors agree

In brief: Active Lifestyle

Diabetes is a serious concern for our children.
For instance, in the US, 52% of Hispanic girls are expected to develop diabetes during their lifetime. The keys to prevention are keeping thin and trim, exercise, and a healthy diet. Teaching your children this will keep them healthier their entire lifetime. Get them off the x-box and make them exercise for an hour a day, and serve healthy meals.

In brief: Active Lifestyle

Diabetes is a serious concern for our children.
For instance, in the US, 52% of Hispanic girls are expected to develop diabetes during their lifetime. The keys to prevention are keeping thin and trim, exercise, and a healthy diet. Teaching your children this will keep them healthier their entire lifetime. Get them off the x-box and make them exercise for an hour a day, and serve healthy meals.
Dr. William Biggs
Dr. William Biggs
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Children learn from the parents so set a good example at home by doing YOURSELF the above suggestions. Good luck.
Dr. Martin Raff
Type 2 diabetes has a genetic predisposition, but you can delay onset by eliminating obesity, maximizing exercise and as noted by Drs. Biggs and Nguyen leading a healthy life-style.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Eat well, exercise

Obesity is the main risk factor, to avoid that, they need to eat healthy, avoid soda, juices, sugary drinks.
They need to exercise, play and not become obese.

In brief: Eat well, exercise

Obesity is the main risk factor, to avoid that, they need to eat healthy, avoid soda, juices, sugary drinks.
They need to exercise, play and not become obese.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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