Are YOU at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?
Statistics show that thousands of children and adults in Greenville County are at risk for type 2 diabetes, a disease linked to heart disease and stroke. However, it often can be prevented! Adjusting your lifestyle in these small ways can help you avoid this very serious disease:
Steps for a Healthy Change
• Exercise – aim for 30 minutes every day. Take a brisk walk, ride a bike or swim.
• Eat healthy foods – choose foods low in calories and fat. Focus on fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
• Lose excess pounds. If you are overweight, losing even 5% of your body weight can make a difference!
Click here to visit the American Diabetes Association website to learn how to prevent, work towards a cure, and improve the lives of those affected by diabetes.
It’s never too late to start improving your health and the health of your loved ones. Small steps can lead to healthy change.
Call 1-877-GHS-INFO (447-4636) or visit ghs.org/360healthed
for information about upcoming health-related events.
For one women’s blog of her steps to healthy change, visit ourhamandeggs.com