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Diabetes Type 2 Prevention Tips

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51Eat a healthy snack or meal before shopping for food. Do not shop on an empty stomach.Make healthy food choices
52Cook ahead and freeze food portions. This will help you have healthy and easy meals on days when you are too busy to cook.Make healthy food choices
53Shop at your local farmers market for fresh, local food.Make healthy food choices
54Make a list of food you need to buy before you go to the store.Make healthy food choices
55Keep a written record of what you eat for a week. It can help you see when you tend to overeat or eat foods high in fat or calories.Make healthy food choices
56Compare food labels on packages.Make healthy food choices
57Use calorie labeling information at fast food restaurants and on restaurant menus.Make healthy food choices
58Choose foods lower in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, calories, salt, and added sugars.Make healthy food choices
59Try one new healthy food a week.Make healthy food choices
60Find ways to relax. Try deep breathing, taking a walk, yoga, or listening to your favorite music.Stress reduction/ mental health
61Pamper yourself. Read a book, take a long bath, or meditate.Stress reduction/ mental health
62Think before you eat. Try not to eat when you are bored, upset, or unhappy.Stress reduction/ mental health
63Start by making small changes. Try to add one new change a week.Stress reduction/ mental health
64Don’t get discouraged if you have a bad day. If you get off track, start again and keep at it.Stress reduction/ mental health
65You don’t have to prevent diabetes alone. Ask your friends and family to help you out, and involve them in your activities.Stress reduction/ mental health
66Consider registering for a diabetes prevention program in your area to help you make healthy lifestyle choices.Prevention programs

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created Oct 10, 2013

updated Mar 10, 2015

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This dataset is a compilation of easy tips to prevent type 2 diabetes. They were compiled from several documents produced by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. For more information, check out http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/conditions/diabetes/types_of_diabetes.htm or go to the "About" tab.

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type 2 diabetes, diabetes prevention, healthy lifestyle, behavior change, consumer resources, community health and chronic disease
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New York State Department of Health
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http://ndep.nih.gov/
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Office of Public Health
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Current as of Last Update
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Annually
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As Needed
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Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research
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Statewide
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Prevention Tips
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These healthy lifestyle tips are intended to helps individuals who are at risk for type 2 diabetes find ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track their progress with making lifestyle changes to lower their risk.
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