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January 13, 2012
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5 key lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of diabetes

The numbers are nuts: More than 25 million people in the United States have diabetes - and that's almost 10 percent of the population.

Here's what's even crazier: Making just one key lifestyle change can cut your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by roughly one-third, suggests a new government study that collected data on more than 200,000 adults. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) looked at how five specific lifestyle factors affected diabetes risk. They found that individually, each factor could lower your odds by about 30 percent; the combination of all five may reduce risk by …

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