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Are you At risk of ‘diabesity’?

If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you’ve got a greater chance of getting the prediabetes syndrome ‘diabesity’, according to dr Mark Hyman, author of The Blood Sugar Solution

• Do you have a family history of diabetes or early heart disease, or are you obese?

• Do you have non-white ancestry such as African, Asian, Native American, Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Middle Eastern?

• Do you get irritable, anxious and tired or headachy intermittently throughout the day and feel better after you’ve eaten?

•Do you carry fat around your belly?

• Have you been told by your doctor that your blood sugar and/or triglycerides are a little high, and/or your HDL (good) cholesterol is a little low, and/or your blood pressure is high?

• Do you eat a diet high in flour, sugar products and refined carbohydrates and are you inactive?

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