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What Midlife Women Need to Know to Prevent Diabetes

As women enter midlife, their bodies undergo various changes, such as hormonal fluctuations, increased insulin resistance, decreased muscle mass, and elevated cholesterol levels. These changes can significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes. However, with a few lifestyle changes, you can still prevent it.

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The first step is to prioritise regular exercise. Aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity daily, whether walking, cycling, or weight-bearing exercises.

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Secondly, focus on a balanced diet rich in vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats.

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Lastly, don’t forget to manage your stress levels by practising mindfulness techniques such as meditation, yoga or pilates. This can help keep your cortisol levels in check.

Remember, by making these lifestyle changes, you can prevent diabetes and live a healthy life.

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