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Keep your body fit and healthy and avoid diabetes

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Prediabaid uses daily customized videos to change the way you eat and exercise. The videos ... More

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Published 8 Dec 2016

Diabetes mellitus is one of a group of metabolic diseases where the body produces high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period of time. If left uncontrolled and untreated it can lead to serious long-term complications including heart disease, stroke, chronic kidney failure, foot ulcers and eye damage. In 2015 it was estimated that over 400 million people worldwide had a form of diabetes - which is over 8% of the world's population. The disease more than doubles the risk of early death and between the years 2012-15 it was estimated that between 1.5 and 5 million deaths could be attributed to the disease. Prevention and treatment involves maintaining a healthy diet and regular physical exercise.

Prediabaid is a new health and fitness app for iOS that gives you a mobile solution to manage your day and continue to lead a healthy life. It is part of a program that has been put together by the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control  (CDC) and uses daily customized videos - often featuring renowned actors  - to help you change the way you eat and exercise. The videos combine entertaining animations and solid advice from experienced coaches and aim to become a part of your daily routine.

The app concentrates on five major prevention tools and customises them to your health profile, risk level and eating habits. First up it will ascertain what you eat, when you eat and how much you eat. Secondly comes the detox break...