Diabetes raises your risk for heart disease. With all these links between diabetes and heart trouble, it is worth doing what you can to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and to support a heart-healthy lifestyle. Luckily, most of the healthy choices you make can do double duty in lowering diabetes risk and improving heart health.
Summer is around the corner. Are you ready? If you have prediabetes and are overweight or obese, losing extra weight can be one of the most effective ways to get your blood sugar under control. In a matter of weeks, and without any crash dieting, you may be able to lose enough weight to lower blood sugar levels and lower your risk for diabetes. Get started now, and by summer, you could be the healthiest you have been in years!