Prevention and Treatment for Pre-diabetes

Updated:Nov 10,2015

A Winning Plan to Lower Risks for Diabetes

People with pre-diabetes sometimes ask if there’s a medication they can take to lower their blood sugar.  The good news is that for pre-diabetes, two of your best medicines may be physical activity and healthy weight management.  Even losing some weight for those who are overweight can have meaningful reductions in blood glucose.

This section gives you some more ideas on how you can manage your prevention plan and some strategies that helped people successfully move out of the high risk group for diabetes.

Many people do not go on to develop diabetes and with some focused effort, you could be among those who live healthier without the threat of diabetes complications in your life.

This content was last reviewed August 2015.


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