Experts Encourage Healthy Eating to Prevent, Control Diabetes

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WESLACO – Being on a balanced diet is the key to staying healthy and helps prevent and control diabetes.

Weight is a factor in diabetes; it can affect blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

All of those in turn impact mood, energy and well-being.

Someone diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t necessarily need special foods, but they do need to pay close attention to their food choices.

Even though a balanced diet is important, exercise is the other half of staying healthy.

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