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How To Prevent Diabetes

Around 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, and up to ten million more may have it and not know it.

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disorder. In Type 2, the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use the insulin efficiently to metabolize glucose in the blood.

What can you do to help avoid diabetes?

  • Cut sugar and artificial flavors from your diet
  • Exercise regularly
  • Set goals to lose weight if you’re obese
  • Follow a low carb diet
  • Read more here

Hemoglobin A1C is a key biomarker in diabetes. Different levels of A1C connotate no diabetes, pre-diabetes, and full blown diabetes. By identifying diabetes early on through testing, we can give you the broadest possible array of treatment options and come up with a plan that will help you avoid the worst effects of the disorder.

If diabetes is a concern, book a blood glucose test with us today.