Session 1 Your Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 DiabetesPresentation Transcript
What is pre diabetes?
What is Type 2 Diabetes?
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Get Support Make it a family goal to adopt healthier habits. Include family and friends-they may be at risk for diabetes.
Small Steps for Eating Healthy Foods
Eat a Varietyof HealthyFoods fromEach FoodGroup
Small Steps for Being Active
What’s the Difference Between Physical Activity and Exercise? • Both terms refer to the voluntary movements you do that burn calories. • Physical activities are activities that get your body moving such as gardening, walking the dog, raking leaves, and taking the stairs instead of the elevator. • Exercise is a form of physical activity that is specifically planned, structured, and repetitive such as weight training, tai chi, or an aerobics class. • Physical activity and exercise are both important and can help improve your ability to do the everyday activities you enjoy.The bottom line? There are many ways to be active every day. Findsomething you enjoy doing, include it in your regular routine, and tryto increase your level of activity over time.
Keep track on Line
On the Edgeintensive lifestyle program offered at the Walla Walla YMCA