Avoid Prediabetes

by Charles Platkin, PhD

Avoid Prediabetes

No Matter What Your Weight, You NEED to to be Healthy and Avoid and Heart Disease
Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, N.Y., found that the best way for someone who is obese to avoid or delay developing risk factors for prediabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease is to engage in regular physical activity. “Our research identified physical activity as the most important factor in slowing the progression from metabolically healthy to at-risk obesity,” said the study’s lead author, Unab I. Khan, M.D., MS.  Basically, even though someone is metabolically healthy, obesity increases risk for disease, and physical activity can help reduce that risk, even if the person is still obese.

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