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My doctor just told me I have prediabetes. What does this mean?

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It means that your blood sugar level is too high, but not as high as it would be if you have diabetes. This is prime time to turn things around. Ask your doctor what changes you need to make to get your health back on track so you don't get diabetes. Get started today!

From: Can You Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? WebMD Medical Reference

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National Diabetes Education Program: "Diabetes Prevention." National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse: "Diabetes Prevention Program." Fox, C. , June 27, 2006. Fenton, J. , January/February 2006.


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Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 21, 2017

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National Diabetes Education Program: "Diabetes Prevention." National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse: "Diabetes Prevention Program." Fox, C. , June 27, 2006. Fenton, J. , January/February 2006.


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Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 21, 2017

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