Prediabetes: What You Need to Know

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  • What Causes Prediabetes?
  • What Are the Risk Factors?
  • How Can I Be Tested for It?
  • Prepping for Your Test
  • Does Prediabetes Automatically Turn Into Type 2 Diabetes?
  • Do You Know the Dangers?
  • What Is Prediabetes?
  • African-Americans and Prediabetes/Diabetes
  • What Are the Symptoms and Signs?

Does Prediabetes Automatically Turn Into Type 2 Diabetes?

Here’s the good news: It doesn’t have to. There are ways to delay or prevent diabetes if you are prediabetic. Just losing 10-15 pounds of body fat can make a huge difference. Also, working out for 30 minutes/five days a week helps, too. 

 

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