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Colleen Pierceover 1 year ago

What is the definition, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of Prediabetes?

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Prediabetes is a condition when your blood has high concentration of glucose but it is not high enough to match diagnostic criteria for diabetes. However, someone with diabetes is on the verge of developing diabetes. Healthy lifestyle changes and special attention to your health can reverse prediabetes. Prediabetes has no signs and symptoms. The causes of Prediabetes are same as Diabetes. Prediabetes leads to Diabetes if no attention is provided to reverse the condition. - Obesity - Excessive intake of carbs - Unhealthy lifestyle - Unbalanced diet - Sedentary lifestyle - Stress The diagnostic tests for Prediabetes include - Fasting plasma glucose between 100 and 125 mg/dL - Oral Glucose Test (OGT) between 140 and 199 mg/dL - HbA1C level between 5.7% and 6.4% Treatment of Prediabetes is to identify and manage the causes. - Weight loss - Reduced intake of carbs - Healthy lifestyle modifications - Balanced diet - Active lifestyle - Mental relaxation

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