Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis.
Other names for prediabetes include impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance. Some people call prediabetes “borderline diabetes.”
In the United States, 96 million American adults have prediabetes. More than 1 in 3 have it. So, it’s really common, but more than 80% of people don’t know they have it. You won’t know if you have prediabetes unless you are tested.
Being prediabetic increases your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Here’s the good news…
If you have prediabetes, a CDC lifestyle change program can help you reverse it.
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Prediabetes: How to Prevent Diabetes
Learn top 12 prediabetes symptoms and how to prevent diabetes. By preventing diabetes type 2, you can lower your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, nerve damage and other health complications that can lead to premature death.
The most effective way to prevent type 2 diabetes is by making healthy lifestyle changes, such as:
- Losing weight
- Eating healthy food
- Being physically active