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Dad has type 2 diabetes, so how do I prevent myself from type 2 diabetes?
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Dr. Robert Lim
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diabetes in family
You have an increased chance of developing diabetes because you father has it.
This is a factor beyond your control. However, there are things you can control, and that would be eating a healthy diet, with less simple sugars, exercising, and keeping your weight down. You want to reduce your tendency to develop Insulin resistance, and the best way is to keep your stomach flat and trim.

In brief: Diabetes in family
You have an increased chance of developing diabetes because you father has it.
This is a factor beyond your control. However, there are things you can control, and that would be eating a healthy diet, with less simple sugars, exercising, and keeping your weight down. You want to reduce your tendency to develop Insulin resistance, and the best way is to keep your stomach flat and trim.
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