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While type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that can't be prevented, you can largely lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by adopting a healthy lifestyle, and engaging in regular exercise, ensuring a nutritious diet and maintaining a healthy weight.

 

Start with small changes to build your confidence, and you will be well on your way to a healthy lifestyle.

  • Who is at risk?

    Many Australians are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. While family history and genetics play a role, your lifestyle can also have a significant effect on whether you develop type 2 diabetes.   Your risk for type 2...Read more

  • Healthy Living

    Preventing type 2 diabetes is important. Prevention is about being healthier. It does not need to be a burden or involve taking drastic...Read more

  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs

    Diabetes Queensland offers a variety of healthy lifestyle programs aimed at preventing and reducing the incidence of type 2...Read more

  • Useful Information

    For more information about health services in your region contact Queensland Health: http://www.health.qld.gov.au/   A number of health promotion campaigns are run through...Read more

  • Healthy U

    Welcome to Healthy U, Diabetes Queensland's healthy living enewsletter designed to help you feel good and get the most out of your life. Each month Healthy U will provide you with advice and tips from our...Read more