What is Prediabetes?

SO...DO I HAVE PREDIABETES?

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The numbers don't lie—1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes.

With a little exercise and a change in diet, it often can be reversed. Let's face it, there are millions of reasons why we don't find the time to make healthy lifestyle choices. Kids, jobs, cat videos on the Internet — we're busy. But whatever your reason, prediabetes is real. So find out if you have prediabetes by taking the test now. You won't regret it.

What is Prediabetes?

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What is Prediabetes? Watch Video.

If you're worried or are at risk, talk to your doctor or health care provider. A simple blood test will let you know if you have diabetes or prediabetes, a condition where your blood glucose (or blood sugar) is higher than normal but not quite as high as it is for people who have diabetes. Prediabetes is also called impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or impaired fasting glucose (IFG). People who have prediabetes have a greater risk of getting diabetes. They also have a greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Learn more about prediabetes » 

SOME SIMPLE STEPS CAN PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES.
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Lifestyle changes can help you prevent type 2 diabetes.
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MAKE A PLAN TO PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES.

Ready to make a plan to keep yourself and loved ones healthy? We've got tools to help you. We've put together a package to help you measure your risk for developing diabetes.

Real Families with Diabetes
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Sorcy has changed her family's eating and activity habits to help manage her diabetes-and to prevent the disease in her daughters. Watch video » 

Last updated May 3, 2018