Q:  Mr. Pedometer, you have provided lots of valuable advice on how to avoid getting Type 2 diabetes.  However, you have not stressed weight loss.  Isn’t that important, too?

A:  Yes, one’s weight can be an important factor regarding Type 2 diabetes. According to the Mayo Clinic Health Letter (August 2012), the “simple prescription for staying diabetes-free” includes the following three steps:

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