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  • Hillsborough
  • Polk
  • Manatee
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10616 Riverview Drive
Riverview, Florida 33578
Phone: (813) 443-0528
Call Felix: (813) 401-0069
Fax: (888) 679-8810
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License #: HHA 299993775

A Step in the Right Direction
DISEASE MANAGEMENT: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

It can be confusing to figure out what works and what doesn't when it comes to losing weight to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes. The good news is that you don't have to knock yourself out to lower your risk - in fact, the findings of a major study show that modest weight loss can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half. Here are some proven small steps developed by the National Diabetes Education Project to help you make gradual lifestyle changes to lose weight safely and keep it off.

ONE Set a weight loss goal you can meet before starting a weight loss plan. Aim to lose about 5 to 7 percent of your current weight - that's 10 to 14 pounds if you weigh 200 pounds. Keep track of your daily food intake and physical activity in a log booklet and review it daily. For support, invite family and friends to get involved.

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