The number of Americans with diabetes has tripled over the last 30 years – and experts see no end to the trend. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that the number of people with diabetes will continue to rise, until 1 in 3 people could have the disease by 2050.
Getting more physical activity and sleep, eating a healthier diet, and managing stress are all lifestyle changes that can cut the risk for diabetes – and obesity
Medical research is strengthening the links between even modest physical activity and improving health. And walking is a miracle medicine ---it reduces the risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and stroke, cancer, osteoporosis, dementia, depression and more. 85% of Type 2 Diabetes and its side effects can be prevented, delayed or effectively treated if we are willing to change our lifestyle.