Visit your doctor regularly

  • Take the Prediabetes Test
  • Visit your doctor for an annual checkup
  • Know your ABC’s (A1c, blood pressure, cholesterol)
  • Talk with your doctor about steps you can take to prevent diabetes

Get Active

  • Find simple ways to be more active during the day
  • Get at least 30 minutes of physical activity daily
  • Schedule time to exercise as you would any other appointment

Eat Healthy

  • Eat more fruits and vegetables – aim for half your plate
  • Drink water instead of sugary drinks like soda, coffee drinks, energy drinks, sweetened teas, etc.
  • Switch to whole grain products such as whole wheat bread instead of white bread or brown rice instead of white rice
  • Reduce the amount of salt (sodium) in your diet
  • Reduce your portion sizes and eat less

Manage Your Weight

  • Find out if you are at a healthy weight (Calculate BMI)
  • Take small, easy steps to reduce your weight
  • Make a plan to reduce your weight to a healthy range

Quit Smoking

  • Talk to your doctor and ask for help
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  • Ask others for help and understanding

Please see your medical provider before starting any new exercise routine or weight loss program.