Chronic inflammation can be dramatically harmful to the body, increasing the chances of developing prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, for millions of Americans. Fortunately, lifestyle changes can reverse this kind of harmful inflammation and even prevent type 2 diabetes.

Shivani Sharma, a family medicine physician at the UC Davis Medical Group Campus Commons clinic, encourages prevention and pro-active measures towards practicing healthful habits. She shares her diet and exercise recommendations here: