Lose just a small amount of weight and lower your chances of developing Type 2 Diabetes (or delay its onset) if you're at risk. All that is needed is to lose 5 to 7 percent of your body weight.
- Get 30 minutes or more of moderate-intensity physical activity 5 days a week; and
- Reduce the number of calories you eat a day to lose weight. How? Eat a variety of foods low in fat and calories.