Published on November 30th, 2007 | by Noelle dEstries


Get Off Your Ass — Pre-Diabetes Lurking

November 30th, 2007 by

couch1.jpg TORONTO (Reuters) – Millions of Americans have pre-diabetes, a condition that raises their risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and many have no idea.

People with pre-diabetes have blood glucose levels that are elevated but not high enough to be diabetes; they have some pancreatic function — the pancreas still makes insulin to regulate blood sugar levels but can’t make enough to keep them from rising.

But many pre-diabetics are unaware of their condition because it usually doesn’t present with any specific symptoms or side effects.


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