Sunday, December 16, 2012

3 Easy Ways to Prevent Diabetes

With the holidays upon us, it might be easy to tell yourself to wait till the New Year to work on your diet, exercise plan or lifestyle. 

However, there's a good reason to start your plan today, and it's not about looking better in your clothes.

Why start now? Two words - beta cells. These are the all-important cells that manufacture insulin in your pancreas. 

Once you get diagnosed with diabetes, at least 35-50% of your beta cells are dysfunctional or gone, and there's no turning back.

Everyone is born with a set amount of beta cells at birth. Lifestyle choices determine whether these cells function at their highest levels. Some people are born with defective beta cells, but lifestyle can still dramatically change whether they are diagnosed with diabetes or not.

Read full article - Don't Wait to Prevent Diabetes: Start Today With 3 Easy Ways

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