Eat an apple. Don’t be one.
People with an apple body shape store excess fat around the mid-section (tummy and chest areas). People with an apple-shaped body have an increased risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, and gall bladder disease.
Having an apple body shape can be a warning sign of insulin resistance and pre-diabetes.
Pre-diabetes is a serious metabolic condition that should never be ignored. It is now estimated that more than 41 million Americans have pre-diabetes. Your genes, lifestyle, and weight all play an important role in who may become pre-diabetic. Children, teens, and adults can develop pre-diabetes.
It is important to know that if you do develop type 2 diabetes you will still have to make lifestyle changes, take medications, and possibly even insulin injections. You cannot cure type 2 diabetes once you have it but if you don’t follow of healthy lifestyle you will risk losing your feet, eyesight, kidney failure, and even premature death.
Pre-diabetes can often be reversed if taken seriously.
If you have pre-diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, PCOS, or impaired glucose tolerance you need to take it seriously. If you do not – your condition will get worse.
Making healthy choices now can prevent type 2 diabetes.
Making positive changes in your lifestyle now and following any medical treatment your doctor prescribes can often reverse pre-diabetes!You can start by eliminating unhealthy carbohydrates from your diet and taking walks each day.
There is no cure for type 2 diabetes.
If you have pre-diabetes it is important for you to know that if you do develop type 2 diabetes you will still have to make lifestyle changes, take medications, and possibly even insulin injections.There is no cure for type 2 diabetes. If you develop it and do not follow a healthy lifestyle you risk serious diabetes complications including amputation, blindness, kidney failure, and premature death.