5 Common Habits That Spike Your Diabetes Risk, Experts Say
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A good diet may reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes the most. "Everyone knows... to eat healthfully," says Santa Monica endocrinologist Sarah Rettinger, MD.
Sleep deprivation can cause Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression in 30% of Americans.
Skimping on sleep
Even if you exercise regularly, the health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle cannot be discounted.
Sitting too much
People who smoke have a significantly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Positive interpersonal connection lowers cortisol and anxiety and depression risks. Socializing may lower dementia risk.
Lack of socializing
Alcohol affects blood sugar and lifestyle choices. It may harm your heart and brain.
Drinking in excess
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