How to prevent getting Type 2 diabetes

Tips include reducing sugar and carbs, exercise frequently

Photo does not have a caption

This article is sponsored by WellMed.

Diabetes is the fourth-leading cause of death in Bexar County and the sixth-leading cause of death in Texas.

It's a chronic disease that affects millions of people worldwide.

We have some tips on how you can prevent getting Type 2 diabetes.

How to prevent diabetes

  • Reduce sugar and carbs.
  • Don't smoke.
  • Exercise frequently.
  • Drink water as your primary beverage.
  • Control portion sizes.

Seniors, if you are over the age of 60, WellMed is hosting is a free concert at Rosedale Park on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. with performances by Tejano artist Raulito Navaira and multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Flaco Jimenez.

WellMed specializes in care for individuals with Medicare. There are WellMed clinics that are open after hours and on weekends to provided much-needed health care services for its patients who are not feeling well.

For more information, visit or call 888-781-9355. 



About the Author: