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All the distinction of prediabetes is really for is to 1) encourage at-risk people to live healthier lifestyles

Does it, are there any stats? Do many physicians prescribe HOW to change somebody’s lifestyle, other than “eat more fruit and vegetables” (which is really wrong in this case)? How many are trained to do it? My friend, by the way, does discuss diet in detail (she’s trained both as an MD and TCM), people don’t need to have a diagnosis to make changes. And a one time fasting sugar 100 means nothing. Lifestyle is too complicated of a matter to say “go and change your lifestyle”, somebody doesn’t have to be overweight and eat fast food to have their fasting sugar borderline. It’s more like stigmatizing patients, “I can’t make a good prescription in the pill based medical industry but something must be really wrong with YOU”.

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