Diabetes Self-Management

Prediabetes Progression

Eighty-four million people – upwards of one-third of U.S. adults – have prediabetes. More shocking is that nine out of 10 don’t know they have it. If not addressed, prediabetes can lead to Type 2 diabetes in as little as five years. Prediabetes also increases the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Many times, the “pre” in prediabetes leads those with the disorder to have a false sense of security. Many believe that there is nothing to worry about – not yet, anyway, since, “I don’t really have diabetes yet.” However, now is

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