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What precaution should i take to avoid diabetes as i have a family history of diabetes ?

Hi, I am 32 yrs old ,162cm height weighing 65 kg female, My mother is diabetic , what precaution should I take to avoid diabetes .Till last year my glucose level is normal.
Asked On : Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
There is hereditary tendency of having diabetes.
But should not worry,observe following,
Take moderate or less fat and carbohydrate food,
no over eating,
Avoid alcohol,
less tea,coffee,juices,ice creams,puddings etc.
Avoid fried and junk food.
Most important is exercise.Do exercise like running,jogging, swimming daily and regularly for about 30-40 minutes.
ok and bye.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
as ur mother has diabetes ,u have high chance of getting it .
but if u want to prevent it ,u can
first of all u have to leave sedentary life style.
avoid sugar containing items
give up smoking ,alcohol and other habit if u have.
do regular exercise like swimming ,skipping ,jogging etc.
do it atleast 5 days a wk
do regular yoga and pranayam to beat stress.
avoid junk food ,fast food and cold drinks
do check ur blood pressure and sugar every 3 month.
consult doctor if u feel any odd symptoms
be regular in ur sleep .diet and exercise as these are main factor to cause and to prevent diabetes.
try to reduce ur weight if u r obese.
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