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By Joyce Williams
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Preventing or managing Type 2 Diabetes? Be a healthy role model for your family

 

November 10, 2022

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Type 2 diabetes is preventable and sometimes reversible. According to a 2016 study published in Diabetes Care, approximately 40 percent of people with type 2 diabetes can reverse their condition through changes in diet, exercise, and body weight. Newer studies have discovered that moderate, consistent lifestyle changes can prevent the disease or help manage diabetes well enough to slow down the risk of complications.

Not only does type 2 diabetes disproportionally affect adults in the Black community, but it also increasingly affects Black children and...



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