Can weight loss lower high blood sugar and therefore prevent diabetes?

Last updated on October 7, 2020

Question:

Can weight loss lower high blood sugar and therefore prevent diabetes?

Answer:

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Research studies have found that moderate weight loss and exercise can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes among adults at high risk of diabetes.” [https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/prevention.html]