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?

Prepping for Your Test

You have made your doctor’s appointment, but there some things that you can do to prepare for it, says Mayo Clinic. Make sure that you know of any restrictions — some tests may require that you do not eat 12 hours or more before the test. Jot down any symptoms you may have had so you can talk to your doctor about it and a list of any medicines or vitamins you are taking. 


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