Reducing Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: The Power of Food
Hand held electronic diabetes monitoring devices. Metabolic diseases, blood sugar. Image used in the 2012 Annual Research Report.
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Type 2 diabetes
Meal planning

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Torna, Elena, Jodi Fitzgerald, Danielle Nelson, Madison Woodard, and Jeanette Andrade. 2020. “Reducing Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: The Power of Food”. EDIS 2020 (5).


Type 2 diabetes is a medical condition where you have too much sugar in your blood. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1 in 10 adults have Type 2 diabetes and 1 in 3 adults have pre-diabetes. This new 14-page publication of the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department describes the modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes and tips to reduce your risk for diabetes. It also includes several example recipes. Written by Elena Torna, Jodi Fitzgerald, Danielle Nelson, Madison Woodard, and Jeanette Andrade.
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