Are you are one of the almost 80 million Americans who have been diagnosed with Prediabetes? If so, consider it a warning sign. This is your last chance to make some changes in your diet and lifestyle, to prevent or at least slow down the development of diabetes.
Most people who develop Type 2 diabetes start out with prediabetes, also known as impaired fasting blood sugar. Fasting blood sugar levels are elevated, between 100 and 125mg/dl, but not high enough to be classified as diabetic. While many diabetics experience symptoms such as excessive thirst, frequent desire to urinate, blurred vision and feeling tired, these symptoms are rarely reported in prediabetics. Even though you may be feeling fine, it’s important to note that prediabetics are 50% more likely to have a stroke or heart attack than people with normal blood sugar readings. Continue Reading..