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What is Pre-Diabetes?

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

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  • I just started a pre-diabetes class and they stress fat and calories more than carbs. This was strange to me. but I am losing weight by watching my fat and calories. What is everyone's thinking on this? - 2/3/2015 7:30:39 PM
  • There is a lot of controversy in the medical community with the use of this term. Many dismiss it all together. The same goes for 'Syndrome X.' Promoting health for health's sake is great, but the research needs to be there and there needs to be agreement within the medical community. - 11/14/2014 12:18:16 PM
  • My eating sweets is out of control. I have cut way back, but still crave them. This article was very informative. Thank you.
    Irish Ei - 9/15/2014 10:25:14 AM
  • JUSTMEX2
    Very informative articles - 9/12/2014 8:41:42 AM
  • Hi I am trying to prevent getting diabetes . My sugar was getting a little high. want to stop it in its tracks - 7/12/2014 12:48:26 PM
  • MOMMYCANCOOK
    The filmmakers were on TV and showed how anyone can reverse diabetes with a very, very specialized diet, it works in 17 countries. No more Pre diabetes, it worked for my sister.

    Just google SPIRIT HAPPY BLOGSPOT
    - 6/13/2014 3:51:38 PM
  • The exercise is the key for me. If I eat properly, but get only a little exercise on a particular day, my fasting blood glucose level is in the pre-diabetic range the next morning. If I get in a good hour or more of cardio (hiking or cycling) it is in the normal range the next morning. It's pretty simple for me - exercise or be diabetic. - 6/6/2014 9:49:27 PM
  • JEAN5288
    Blackdog, not true. Take control and you CAN beat it!

    Two years ago I was pre-diabetic, then about a year ago I went over to diabetic. On Tuesday I had my bi-annual blood work and my A1c went from 6.6 to 5.6 since November. I lost weight (almost 50 lbs), watched my diet, and got off my butt and started exercising. It's not easy, wasn't always enjoyable but I did it. If I can, anyone can because I'm one of the least athletic type on the planet! :) - 5/9/2014 7:44:35 PM
  • I find that the SP diabetes recommendations to be too high in carbs and too low in the allowable fat. - 4/15/2014 9:33:09 AM
  • Not true BLACKDOG. With faith and god blessing me and given me me a good husband to help me. I BEAT it. It didn't BEAT me I BEAT IT. And so can you. Good luck.I was needles and then went to pills and from there NOTHING. - 11/23/2013 2:55:05 PM
  • Not true BLACKDOG. With faith and god blessing me and given me me a good husband to help me. I BEAT it. It didn't BEAT me I BEAT IT. And so can you. Good luck.I was needles and then went to pills and from there NOTHING. - 11/23/2013 2:54:39 PM
  • I am SO disappointed to see SP doesn't even mention carbs in relation to predisposing factors or management. Surely educators of RDs know and teach that carbs are just complex sugars.
    ah well
    - 7/1/2013 12:22:49 AM
  • BLACKDOG128
    i just got the news this past monday i have pre diebetes iam scared to death i might as count the years i have left before dieing :( - 6/5/2013 8:41:37 PM
  • hi my name is maryellen and i just find out that i'm a prediabete and in 2010 of march 30th i drop from 355 to 274 pounds which i am very pound of my self . and now my ac1 is high so my drs is watch it and i have to watch what i eat.. but i am lucky cuz i have lose total of 81 pound since 2010. but prediabetes - 5/11/2013 8:26:26 PM
  • AMBAGANJ
    My A1C was high at one time, it was up to 6.7 I watched what I ate and lost weight and the last time it was checked it was 5.2, but what I don't understand is that my glucose is still over a 100 most of the time unless I eat cheerios for breakfast and they bring it down below 65 then I have to eat something because I get the shakes and feel week. - 12/29/2012 2:05:29 PM

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