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Put the Brakes on Prediabetes

Mar 08, 2016

Diabetes

March 8, 2016 — Nearly 30 percent of American adults have prediabetes, but most don’t know it, according to recent research. This could be because symptoms often go unnoticed or emerge slowly over time.

A recent study found that 58 percent of individuals with prediabetes were able to delay or prevent a diabetes diagnosis by achieving a 5 to 10 percent weight loss through healthy eating and 30 minutes of moderate exercise per day.

Are you at risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Assess your risk for developing type 2 diabetes and see how making small lifestyle changes can reduce your risk.

DIABETES RISK TEST

Complete this interactive questionnaire to assess your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.It only takes a few seconds and it could save your life! This test asks you a few quick questions about weight, age, family history and other potential risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes.

About Bingham Memorial Hospital

Bingham Memorial Hospital, a proud member of Bingham Healthcare, is a state-of-the art, 501(c)3 non-profit critical access hospital located in Blackfoot, Idaho. We also have a diverse network of healthcare facilities in Idaho Falls, Pocatello, and Shelley, Idaho.

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98 Poplar Street, Blackfoot, ID 83221