Healthy eating and lifestyle
Preventing type 2 diabetes is important. Prevention is about being healthier. It does not need to be a burden or involve taking drastic measures.
However making changes can be difficult to do by yourself.
There are a range of programs now available to help you help with your health, stay healthy and even to prevent diabetes.
If you are not ready to join a group or seek professional help this important information can assist
Healthy eating and an active lifestyle are important for everyone. Changes to your eating habits and physical activity level can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Check out our fact sheet on healthy eating.
If you are overweight, losing weight is one of the most important things that you can do to help prevent or delay diabetes. Even small amounts of weight loss will help and will also reduce risks of heart disease and other chronic diseases. Check out our tips for becoming more physically active.
Meals that are recommended for people with pre-diabetes are the same as for those with diabetes and the whole family.