The amount of adipose tissue in a person is directly related to their chances of getting Type II Diabetes. Adipose tissue is the fat that congregates around our bellies and waists. If we can trim this down we can lessen our chances of being diagnosed with Diabetes. Remember, the skinnier we are the better our chances are of preventing Diabetes.
Know that being sick can affect your blood glucose level. Being sick stresses your body out, and when your body stresses out it creates more glucose. In fact, both physical and mental stress could affect it. So to help you monitor your levels, you should check your blood glucose level more often on days that you are sick.
Make an effort to slim down if you have diabetes. Even just a few pounds makes a big difference when it comes to how your body uses insulin. Less weight means lower blood sugar and blood pressure. You will also feel more energized. An easy way to begin is by reducing the amount of calories you eat from fatty foods, like chips.