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What Is Diabetes?, Type 2 Diabetes, Healthy Cooking Tips for Persons With Diabetes, Controlling Type 2 Diabetes With a Healthy Lifestyle, He Lost 214 Pounds in Eight Months, Sodium and Persons With Diabetes, Alcohol Use and Persons With Diabetes
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Did You Know? If you are overweight, you can prevent or delay developing type 2 diabetes by losing a few of those extra pounds, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Losing as little as 5 to 7 percent of your weight can make a big difference. If you weigh 200 pounds, for instance, you should lose 10 to 14 pounds.