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9 Surprising Diabetes Risks

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8. High stress

Raises your risk: 184 percent

How: Stress can interfere with your ability to make insulin and process glucose.

The fix: Take 10 to 15 minutes daily to relax; get a massage, practice some yoga poses, or close your eyes and do some slow, deep breathing. In one Duke University study of 108 diabetics, progressive muscle relaxation and calm breathing lowered blood-sugar levels.

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6/18/2012 04:46:37 AM Report Abuse
tokimeu wrote:

Good story. I watch a lot of TV, so I bought a treadmill and an elliptical put them in front of the TV. I exercise everyday for about 1-1/2 hours. To me exercise is very boring, TV makes the time go faster.

1/27/2010 10:56:21 AM Report Abuse

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