Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that affects your body’s ability to keep blood sugar at a normal, healthy level. According to the CDC, it is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., and in the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled.
Though some people are genetically predisposed to type 2 diabetes, by and large, it is a disease that is preventable through healthy lifestyle choices. At Balanced Wellness, we are committed to helping people get the information and support they need to accomplish this change and maintain a healthy, diabetes-free life.
Read on to learn about prediabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes from becoming a part of your life.