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Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Levels

12 Surprising Ways to Beat Diabetes

Find out how cutting fat, finding a roommate, and catering to a caffeine habit can slash your risk for type 2 diabetes

Mix Cardio and Weights

Regular sweat sessions strengthen your defenses against a range of diseases, and diabetes is no exception. Dedicating 300 minutes a week—the equivalent of doing five one-hour workouts—can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes by 59 percent, according to a Harvard University study. What’s more, study participants who mixed both weight training and cardio into their workouts had a lower risk compared to those who did only one or the other. Researchers suggest that each type of exercise improves insulin sensitivity in its own way.

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