Recently, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia M. Burwell announced significant cost-savings from the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), and groundbreaking steps HHS will likely soon take to extend the program to Medicare beneficiaries at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
There are a number of factors which make a person more likely to develop prediabetes. If you identify with one of these, you should discuss your risk of developing diabetes and kidney disease with your doctor.
Luckily, there's a way to tell if you're at risk for Type 2 diabetes and change course before you get the disease. It's called prediabetes and, unlike diabetes, it can be reversed. One in three Americans reading this may already have it and not even know it.
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Fortunately, a "pre" diagnosis means you haven't yet met the diagnostic criteria for the condition that follows it; however, it can also offer a false sense of security. "Pre" can be a powerful wake up call.
Underlying today's growing epidemic of type 2 diabetes is a much larger epidemic called prediabetes, which is when the blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes
Research studies have linked toxic chemicals in the environment to an increased risk of developing diabetes. We'll never be able to escape toxins completely, but we can take steps to minimize our exposure and the effects they have on our bodies.
Drab, who specializes in diabetes, said patients are often shocked when he tells them they have prediabetes. "If we can identify
Every one of Linda Gassenheimer's recipes is delicious (which is always my top priority) and easy to prepare (also critically important). Here are some of my favorites.