Prevent

Which long-term condition do you want to work on:

❤ Prevent diabetes

Remember 1 in 3 adults in England has ‘prediabetes’ as do half of those who are overweight and over 40 years old [19].

You can use prediabetes to help you or one of your family avoid going on to get diabetes.

Almost 1 million adults with diabetes in UK do not know they have it [28].

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❤ Prevent heart diseases

1 in 3 adults in England and Scotland have high blood pressure, and half of them are not receiving treatment [33]. 3 out of every 4 of those with diabetes die from heart or blood vessels diseases [4].

or ❤ prevent a stroke?

This means changing your lifestyle sooner, and often lowering your blood pressure [14, 21].

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