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Health Tip: Control Some Risk Factors for Diabetes

-- Some risk factors for diabetes are under a person's control, such as maintaining a healthy weight, eating a nutritious diet and getting enough exercise, the American Heart Association notes.

The AHA says additional risk factors that are under a person's control include:

  • Managing stress.
  • Avoiding smoking.
  • Limiting alcohol.
  • Getting quality sleep every night.

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Posted: September 2018