Pre-diabetes is a wake-up call that is on the road to diabetes. But it's not too late to reverse things.
1. UNFAIR FASTING GLUCOSE [IFG] – 100 – 125 MGS%
2. ADAPTED GLUCOSE TOLERANCE [IGT] – 145 – 199 MGS%
If you have it (like another 86 million Americans), your blood sugar (glucose) level is higher than it should be, but not within the range of diabetes. People used to call it "borderline" diabetes.
Normally, your body produces a hormone called insulin to help control your blood sugar. When you have prediabetes, that system does not work as well as it should. You may not be able to make enough insulin after eating or your body does not respond properly to insulin.
Prediabetes increases your chances of having heart disease or having a stroke. But you can act to avoid those risks.
But here's the good news!
It is possible to prevent prediabetes from becoming type 2 diabetes. Eating healthy foods, losing weight and staying at a healthy weight, and staying physically active can help your blood glucose level return to normal
There are lifestyle choices you can make that can help prevent prediabetes from turning into diabetes and may even put you out of the prediabetes category. The most effective way to lower blood sugar and stop insulin resistance is to lose weight. … Prediabetes can be cured very possibly.
Video credits to DR VIGNESH DIABETES SPECIALITY CENTRE KARAIKAL YouTube channel