10 New Year’s resolutions doctors want you to make
Each year, Americans’ most popular New Year’s resolutions are more or less the same: get healthy, get organized, save money. But doctors at the American Medical Association (AMA) have some more specific thoughts in mind for 2019.
The AMA this week released a list of 10 wellness-focused resolutions that could “help Americans make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.” Here’s what they are - and how to make them happen.
•Learn your risk for type 2 diabetes
Diabetes is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the U.S., affecting an estimated 30 million Americans. But as of the CDC’s last estimate, almost a quarter of Americans who have type-2 diabetes are undiagnosed, meaning they’re not getting the care they need - and even more people may have prediabetes without knowing it.
The AMA recommends taking a self-screening test at DoIHavePrediabetes.org to find out if you’re at risk.
•Be more physically active
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