How do I prevent diabetes?

Prevent diabetes. The best way to prevent diabetes is to eat proper foods, maintain your weight, and exercise regularly. There are many articles on the web regarding good food. My preference (because it is straightforward) is "NuVal". 100 items are listed as very good, not so good, and not good at all. It would not hurt to look at the other articles.

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How do I prevent type 2 diabetes?

Do what is right. Eat healthy and in proper quantities, exercise and do not drink alcohol. It may not keep you from getting diabetes, but it will help you. Read more...
Weight control. One of the biggest risk factor for diabetes is obesity. Try to keep your weight as normal as possible through proper diet/exercise routine. Develop effective lifetime habits rather than short term drastic changes. Read more...

How do I prevent cardiovascular complications in diabetes?

Stay healthy. Your fasting glucose (before meal) should be between 80 & 120. Your sugar 2 hours after you eat should be < 140. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day. Keep your blood pressure < 130/80. Keep your hbba1c < 7. Keep your body mass index (bmi) < 30 (ideally < 25). Keep your LDL (bad cholesterol) < 100, your HDL >45, and triglycerides < 150. Read more...
Control your 'number. Keep your hba1c below 6.5%. Keep your ldl-c < 70. Keep your triglycerides < 150. Keep your hdl-c above 40. Keep your BP below 120/80 (both upper and lower number matter). Keep your bmi (body mass index) below 30. You can do this. Get a doctor who cares for you. Read more...
GREAT ? the best thing is very good control of your diabetes. means take meds if on as prescribed. lifestyle modifications: ie weight loss , REGULAR EXERCISE and proper eating habits are the cornerstone. control of other cardiovascular risk factors also key. no smoking tobacco, control blood pressure and cholesterol levels if they are an issue. in the end some of it is plan old genetics too. Read more...