Could you have prediabetes?
Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal, but not yet diabetes. Diabetes is a serious disease that can cause heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, or loss of feet or legs. Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented in people with prediabetes through effective lifestyle programs. Take the first step. Find out your risk for prediabetes.
Take the test – know your score!
6. What is your weight and height?
7. How old are you?
If your score is 5 or higher:
You are at increased risk for having prediabetes and are at high risk for type 2 diabetes.
However, only your health care provider can tell for sure if you have type 2 diabetes or
prediabetes. Talk to your health care provider to see if additional testing is needed.
Find out how you can reverse prediabetes and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes through a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program at https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/lifestyle-program.
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