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    Exercise and a nutritionally balanced diet can greatly limit the effects of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on your body. Because of the strong link between type 2 diabetes and obesity, many of the things you can do to prevent diabetes include healthy lifestyle habits. This is especially true if you are overweight, insulin resistant, or if diabetes runs in your family. Certain foods and medications have also been shown to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to reduce your chance of developing type 2 diabetes, including new medications, studies, videos and more.

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