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Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Type-2 Diabetes

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Dr. Theodore Friedman is concerned about the escalating rate of type-2 diabetes in the U.S. Every age group is being hit with it.

Dr. Friedman has some suggestions that can help you avoid type-2 diabetes. He recommends keeping a proper weight, through eating a healthy diet and through exercise.

He also advises having your blood tested to screen for type-2 diabetes. There are two tests available. One measures a fasting blood sugar. The other is a test for the hemoglobin A1C.

If you watch your weight, watch your diet and make a point of exercising, your risk of type-2 diabetes will decrease.

"Dr. Theodore Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., M.Phil., specializes in hard-to-diagnose-and-treat cases of adrenal, pituitary, thyroid, and fatigue disorders. He's been with the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine since 2005 and serves as Chief of the Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine Division at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He also served as Director of the Multi-Disciplinary Chronic Fatigue Clinic at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from 1998-2000.

"Dr. Friedman has a private practice near Beverly Hills, California as well as privileges at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Martin Luther King Medical Center."


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