What is Pre-diabetes?

In some cases before one is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes normally have pre-diabetes. Which is a condition where glucose level in blood is high but not high enough to be diagnosis as diabetes? Recent studies have shown increased number of people with pre-diabetes.

Pre-diabetes is treatable and can also prevent further development to type 2 diabetes. If well managed by taking recommended diet and exercise, you will realize the positive difference that will delay or even prevent type 2 diabetes.

There is a lot you can do yourself to know your risks for pre-diabetes and to take action to prevent diabetes if you have, or are at risk for, pre-diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has a wealth of resources for people with diabetes. People with pre-diabetes can expect to benefit from much of the same advice for good nutrition and physical activity. The links on this page are cornerstones of successful management of pre-diabetes.

Pre-diabetes is a serious medical condition that can be treated. The good news is that the recently completed Diabetes Prevention Program study conclusively showed that people with pre-diabetes can prevent the development of type 2 diabetes by making changes in their diet and increasing their level of physical activity.

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles.

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