A healthy diet is the key factor to prevention of pre-diabetes and diabetes but recently, individualized care rather than a “one size fits all” approach has been steadily adapted. According to The Centers for Disease Control, in 2016, more than 29 million Americans, or approximately 9% of the population, had diabetes. Of the more than 29 million, 21 million were diagnosed, and 8 million were undiagnosed. Another 86 million American adults have pre-diabetes, the precursor to type 2 diabetes. Shocking, isn’t it? That number is only going way up as more of our population becomes overweight and obese. Almost 90% of people living with type 2 diabetes are overweight or have obesity so it’s pretty clear that the key to reducing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes is through weight control including diet, nutrition, and exercise. At Better U Today we realize no one loses weight in a straight line and we take all health and lifestyle situations into consideration. Our weight loss program is based on the obesity and clinical science foundation of weight loss and our goal is to help our clients fight this trend.