How can diabetes be prevented?

Reduce your risk. There are certain factors which may lead to diabetes. If it runs in your family, you are obese, smoke cigarettes, had gestational diabetes or had a baby weighing 9 or more pounds, have impaired glucose tolerance, do not exercise regularly, low HDL cholesterol or high triglycerides, high blood pressure you are at high risk to develop diabetes, so exercise & develop healthy habits to reduce ur risk.
Avoid overweight. Type i has no prevention. Type ii is directly associated to overweight and fatty tissue in the body. Steroids elevate the sugar temporarily. Our genes we cannot change yet.

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How can you prevent diabetes?

Diet & exercise. Sometimes you can't. If someone in your immediate family has diabetes, you are at high risk to develop it. You can help to prevent it by maintaining a healthy wieght (bmi < 25), exercising 30 minutes a day and eating a healthy diet (45 grams of carbohydrates max per meal). Read more...
Be healthy. Eat like you already have diabetes (low saturated fat, low sugar, high fiber diet), exercise daily, don't smoke, control lipids and blood pressure, and keep a healthy weight. See your doctor for help. If he/she won't help, get a new doctor. Read more...

How can one prevent diabetes?

Good diet. Type 2 diabetes or "metabolic syndrome" is caused by couch potatoism and lousy diet, especially all the sugar and sweeteners. Sugar is the main cause of the gross obesity in america. Read my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" you can google. Read more...
Exercise, diet. Only type 2 diabetes is known to be preventable. Maintaining a normal weight is the biggest key factor. Beyond that, exercise defined as 30 minutes brisk walking 5 times weekly has been shown to delay or prevent diabetes. Eating a diet low in refined/simple sugars is also worthwhile. Read more...

If I have diabetes, how can I prevent blindness?

Preventable eye dz. Good sugar control prevents the development of retinopathy (diabetic eye disease). The good news is that retinopathy is over 95% preventable with good sugar control. An a1c less than 7 would be your goal. Every point decrease in a1c reduces the risk of developing diabetic complication such as nerve, kidney or eye disease by 30%. Read more...

How can we prevent diabetes type 2 disease?

Carb Restriction. Type ii diabetes can be prevented by carbohydrate restriction and regular exercise. These two measures alone have been shown to decrease progression to diabetes by 70-80%. Read more...
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How can I prevent diabetes and high blood preasure if I have family history?

Yes,to a large degre. Your lifestyle is a major facor in causing diabetes and to some degree high bp. If you eat less, exercise regularly and keep your weigth in a healthy range, you can markedly reduce the risk of deveolping diabetes. Similarly you can decrease your risk of high BP by stress reduction, by daily exercise and misimising use of table salt. Read more...