What is PreDiabetes

If you’re overweight and live a sedentary lifestyle, then you just might need to get yourself checked for a possibility of having PreDiabetes.

Prediabetes is a “pre-diagnosis” of diabetes — you can think of it as a warning sign. It’s when your blood glucose level (blood sugar level) is higher than normal, but it’s not high enough to be considered diabetes.

Prediabetes is an indication that you could develop type 2 diabetes if you don’t make some lifestyle changes. Just what are the symptoms? and can it be reversed? The answer is — YES.

Millions of people around the world who are overweight do not know they have diabetes because they do not see any significant symptoms — that’s just what PreDiabetes is. Only through blood test that we will know if a person has the condition or not.

2 most common symptoms include:

1.) Increase in urination. This is what the body is doing — trying to trim down the excessive glucose through urination. As such, the sufferer may feel very thirsty because his cells are dehydrated. Also, you may feel excessively tired, because the sugar is not being used as energy by the cells.

2.) Blurry vision. The high levels of sugar make the water from the lens to deform resulting to an unfocused vision. A person with Pre Diabetes may feel a thrush and have genital infection which is a result of skin dryness due to high levels of blood sugar. If left untreated, the ailment can lead to Type 2 Diabetes.

Overall the root of PreDiabetes is having weight that is beyond what is recommended for a person’s Height and Body type. This is, still, reversible. The only solution is to lose the unwanted weight, adopt a more healthier lifestyle by being more active, eliminating sugary foods and eating more vegetables.

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