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  • Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who don't do enough physical activity, and who are overweight.
  • Type 2 diabetes can often be prevented or delayed with early lifestyle changes.
  • Common symptoms include being more thirsty than usual, passing more urine, feeling tired and lethargic, slow-healing wounds, recurring  infections and blurred vision. 
  • People with pre-diabetes can reduce their risk of developing diabetes by increasing their physical activity, eating healthily and losing weight (if they are overweight).  

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Reviewed on: 02-08-2019