Diabetes Prevention

Living Longer - Living Well
A media series with Harry Haramis.

Transcript— We often read or hear that Type 2 diabetes affects an ever-growing number of people, but can be prevented. Though genetics can play a role in predisposing us to Type 2 diabetes, our genes do not "predict" we will develop Type 2. Meaning, even if our parents, brothers or sisters develop Type 2 diabetes, if we maintain a healthy lifetime body weight, combined with physical activity and good nutrition, we can most often prevent the development of Type 2 diabetes.