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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Updated: Jul 25, 2021

Diabetes affects 30 million American children and adults. Also, 84 million Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. These numbers are staggering and so are the health care costs for those affected.

Your organization can support employees by promoting healthy lifestyle choices that help in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.

Prevent Diabetes with Healthy Lifestyle Choices: 1. Eat Right - fresh vegetables, lean protein, whole grains, no sugary drinks 2. Exercise Regularly 3. Maintain a health waist size 4. Cut Sugar and Refined Carbs  5. Drink Water as Your Primary Beverage 6. Quit Smoking 7. Follow a Low-Carb Diet 8. Watch Portion Sizes 9. Avoid Sedentary Behaviors

Source: Healthline

We offer Individual Health Coaching and Group Lifestyle Medicine Educational Courses at companies to help people make healthier lifestyle choices to prevent and manage diabetes more effectively. Contact us today to learn more:

Many Americans do not know that they have diabetes or that they are at risk. Are You at Risk? To take the test Click Here.

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