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Beat the ‘BETES

Did you know that if diabetes were a country, it would be the third most populated after China and  India? That’s roughly five per cent of the world population. Why are we contributing to this growing number and placing the blame on family history? Diabetes running in the family does not mean one is going to get it too. It is completely up to oneself to take charge and lead a diabetes-free life while not even deviating too much from the regular routine. I am 35 years old, my mother is diabetic, so yes, I do have a higher risk of developing this disease. But, I can proudly say that I have done everything in my ability to beat diabetes so far. Here are some simple steps to follow.

Any form of physical activity that lasts 30 minutes three times a week is beneficial. As a side benefit, endorphins released due to exercising can pump you up and keep you turbo-charged for the rest of the day.

 

 

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James Watson
Xcode is a pioneer in personal genomics, focussed on enabling personalized preventive healthcare. We are dedicated to empowering physicians, wellness professionals and customers with the most validated, accurate and actionable genomic information to positively impact and improve their client's health and quality of life.