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    Prediabetes - When to Call a Doctor

    When you have prediabetes, it's important to watch for symptoms of type 2 diabetes. Call your doctor if you notice that you are:

    • Feeling very thirsty a lot of the time.
    • Urinating more often than usual.
    • Feeling very hungry a lot of the time.
    • Having blurred vision.
    • Losing weight without trying.

    You may want to talk to your doctor about testing for prediabetes if you are:

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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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