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Preventing Diabetes: A Proactive Approach

Adopting a proactive approach to preventing diabetes involves promoting healthy lifestyle choices, such as maintaining a balanced diet, engaging in regular physical activity, and managing stress. Maintaining a healthy weight is a crucial factor in diabetes prevention. Proactive measures include encouraging weight loss in individuals with excess body weight through a combination of diet and exercise. Incorporating regular exercise into daily routines helps improve insulin sensitivity and lowers the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. Proactive healthcare involves regular screenings for individuals with risk factors such as family history, obesity, or sedentary lifestyles. Early detection allows for timely intervention and lifestyle modifications. Promoting awareness about the impact of diet on diabetes risk is essential. A proactive approach involves educating individuals on making informed food choices, emphasizing whole foods, and controlling portion sizes. Individuals with a family history or other risk factors should monitor blood sugar levels regularly. Proactive monitoring helps identify abnormal trends early, enabling intervention before diabetes develops.

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Dr. Jyotika Gupta

Consultant Family Physician & Diabetologist, RxDx Samanvay, Bangalore, Media Head AFPI, Karnataka

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Dr Jyotika excels in vaccination (adult and travel), and patient counselling and has a special interest in preventive medicine and community health. She is a prolific speaker on health issues and is frequently invited to address communities as well as medical conferences.

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Adopting a proactive approach to preventing diabetes involves promoting healthy lifestyle choices, such as maintaining a balanced diet, engaging in regular physical activity, and managing stress. Maintaining a healthy weight is a crucial factor in diabetes prevention. Proactive measures include encouraging weight loss in individuals with excess body weight through a combination of diet and exercise. Incorporating regular exercise into daily routines helps improve insulin sensitivity and lowers the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. Proactive healthcare involves regular screenings for individuals with risk factors such as family history, obesity, or sedentary lifestyles. Early detection allows for timely intervention and lifestyle modifications. Promoting awareness about the impact of diet on diabetes risk is essential. A proactive approach involves educating individuals on making informed food choices, emphasizing whole foods, and controlling portion sizes. Individuals with a family history or other risk factors should monitor blood sugar levels regularly. Proactive monitoring helps identify abnormal trends early, enabling intervention before diabetes develops.