Pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes: a call to get moving
To learn more about pre-diabetes, browse any of the topics below.
 
 
About Pre-diabetes
Pre-diabetes means that the body is having trouble getting your blood sugar numbers down to a healthy range. It also means you have the power to make changes to avoid getting diabetes. Find out how!
What's the Problem? 
To understand pre-diabetes, it helps to learn about how our bodies deliver energy to cells by combining with insulin. When insulin production is too low or the cells resist insulin, many damaging problems begin to occur. Learn how to avoid these.
Understand Your Risks
People with pre-diabetes are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. We all have increasing risks for developing diabetes as we age, but there are many factors you can control to reduce risks. Find out how.
 
Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of Pre-diabetes
Many people with pre-diabetes are unaware of their risks, and most people with pre-diabetes do not experience noticeable symptoms. Learn more about symptoms to watch for and how to keep your numbers in check.
Prevention & Treatment
The good news for people with pre-diabetes is that with a little effort and support, tremendous changes are possible. It is very likely that diabetes can be avoided with focused attention on healthy living. Learn more. 
Resources
If you're looking for a healthy lifestyle support group or ideas about healthy cooking and nutrition for diabetes prevention, visit our resources and explore your options.
 

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