Prevention says diabetes is growing at a scary rate, but it's also one of the most preventable diseases around.
Losing weight is a major first step.
Shedding even 10 pounds can significantly slash your risk.
Even extremely overweight people were 70% less likely to develop diabetes when they lost just 5% of their weight... even if they didn't exercise. If you weigh 175 pounds, that's a little less than 9 pounds! Use our calorie calculator to see how many calories you consume -- and how many you need to shave off your diet -- if you want to lose a little.
Read on for all 12 tricks you can start today.