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If you have been diagnosed with
prediabetes, you have an opportunity to prevent the
progression of this condition to type 2 diabetes. By getting
regular exercise, changing your diet, and losing weight, you can play a key
role in preventing diabetes. Any type of physical activity may be beneficial,
Experts say to do either of these things for
It's fine to be active in blocks of 10 minutes or more
throughout your day and week.
For more information, see the topic Fitness.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2008).
2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (ODPHP
Publication No. U0036). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
June 20, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
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