Diabetes Prevalence is Exploding Around the Globe - But Diabetes Can Be Prevented
Type-2 diabetes is a highly preventable disease. Healthful dietary and lifestyle choices can help halt the spread of this rapidly rising global epidemic. Eating diets based on fresh, whole and unprocessed foods and leading active and mindful lifestyles can greatly reduce the risk of developing diabetes.
87.5% of diagnosed diabetics in the United States are overweight or obese.
It is estimated at least 90% of type 2 diabetes cases are preventable.
By 2030 it is predicted that globally more than 500 million people will have diabetes.
An increasingly industrialized, globalized and urbanized world has led to the spread of processed and refined foods and sedentary lifestyles. These conditions are the principal culprits for the rise of conditions like Obesity and related diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes.
By recognizing the unnatural and unhealthful ways so many billions of people now live, individuals can take conscious action in order to preserve their own health, the health of their loved ones, the health of their communities, and the health of the environment.
Through a combination of a healthful and balanced diet based on whole and fresh foods, and living lives full of activity and mindfulness, diabetes can be stopped before it starts. Take our screening test to better understand your risk for developing diabetes. Learn more about individual risk factors, and the sustainable solutions for limiting these risks. Healthful eating, active and mindful lifestyles and a conscious approach to dietary and consumer choices will help to ensure the health and preservation of your body and mind, and of the planet that we all share.
Knowledge is power, and action taken from that knowledge produces results. We invite you to explore our site and arm yourself with the important knowledge and support you need to prevent diabetes, manage the disease, and better understand the connection diabetes has to the health of our planet.
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