The Stats on Diabetes
Diabetes affects more than 30 million Americans, with about 1 in 10 people diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes causing it to be of the fastest growing health conditions in the world. Numerous studies have shown that physical inactivity, high fat diets, diets that are rich in fatty acids, and obesity increase your risk.
Diabetes Can Affect Anyone
Type 2 Diabetes was predominantly a disease found in middle-aged and elderly people but with the increase of obesity in children, there is also a rise in type 2 diabetes. Unlike many other health conditions, Type 2 Diabetes is something that can be managed on your own. Prevention as well as management begins with a healthy lifestyle and diet, and the most minor changes can be beneficial. One of the most important ways to control your type 2 diabetes is by maintaining and lowering your A1C levels.
By lowering these levels, it can help slow the progression of diabetes and reduce the risk of complications.
Weight Loss and Diabetes
If you truly want a shot at reversing or minimizing the effects of diabetes, weight loss must be part of your overall plan. Not only does weigh gain exacerbate general problems in the body, it is detrimental for people suffering with diabetes. Plainly put, being overweight and diabetic is a combination no one wants to manage on a day-to-day basis. It’s too dangerous.
If You’re Diabetic and Need to Lose Weight, Act Now
While Type 2 Diabetes is something that can generally be managed on your own, a lot of people don’t know where to start. For the weight loss part of your diabetic journey, call us. We will guide you through our weight loss programs, create a plan specific for you, and get you back on the road to a healthy lifestyle. The first consult is free and you have nothing to lose.