Prof Glen Maberly, Director, Western Sydney Diabetes

Prof Glen Maberly, Director, Western Sydney Diabetes

May 02, 2024

Diabetes is a significant health issue, but we can address it together with small, manageable steps.

I’m excited to be part of the 2kg Challenge, a straightforward initiative to help us all lead healthier lives.

This challenge encourages us to drink plenty of water and cut back on sugary drinks, which are better for our overall health. We should also focus on eating fresh foods like fruits and vegetables and try to avoid overly processed foods that often don’t offer the nutrients our bodies need and promote weight gain.

Additionally, finding ways to move more during the day is vital, whether that’s through walking, dancing, or any sport you enjoy. It’s important for keeping our hearts and bodies healthy.

For those of us who require medication, remembering to take it consistently is key to managing our health effectively.

Losing just a little weight can make a significant difference to our well-being.

More than just a weight loss effort, the 2kg Challenge is about embracing lifestyle changes that we can sustain every day. Remember, even small steps can lead to big health improvements. You don’t need to overhaul your life all at once; every bit of exercise and every healthy choice counts.

As the director of Western Sydney Diabetes, I am proud to lead our community in this fight against diabetes.

Together, by making small changes, we can achieve a healthier life for ourselves and our loved ones. Join us in taking on the 2kg Challenge and let’s move towards a healthier future together.

To sign up and learn more about how you can get involved, please explore this website.

Let’s get healthier together – everyone wins when we choose health.