YAKIMA, WA-- Memorial
Hospital is seeing a great turnout today from the first annual Walk for Diabetes
Prevention in Yakima.
morning hundreds of people showed up to walk for a cause and bring awareness to
from the hospital said that being active is the key to prevention and
their food intake, loosing five to seven percent of their body weight and
increasing their physical activity, they can actually reverse the pre-diabetes
that they have," said Diabetes Education Coordinator, Lori Gibbons.
said using medication and checking your blood-sugar levels will help prevent or
Also by incorporating physical fitness into a daily routine will help
people with diabetes manage the disease.