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Understanding Prediabetes

Understanding Prediabetes

Nearly 80 million Americans have prediabetes — a serious condition that usually develops into type 2 diabetes within 10 years or less. But even if you have prediabetes, diabetes isn’t inevitable. By understanding the early diagnosis and changing your lifestyle, you can get your blood sugar levels back on track and reverse your diabetes risk. See how you can take control of your health and stop diabetes before it starts.

By Jenilee Matz, MPH. Jenilee Matz, MPH, is a medical writer, health educator, and triathlete based in Charlotte, NC. Published May 1, 2012.