Still, there is positive news if you have pre-diabetes you can reduce your risk of getting diabetes. With modest weight loss and moderate physical activity, you can prevent altogether and return to normal glucose levels or slow down the development of type 2 diabetes.
What is Prediabetes?
Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or borderline diabetes are the other names for prediabetes.
If pre-diabetes, then there are more chances to develop type 2 diabetes. Being overweight and physically inactive contributes to pre-diabetes. Sometimes pre-diabetes can be reverse with weight loss that comes from healthy eating and more physical activity.
Most people with pre-diabetes do not have any symptoms. Diabetes blood test is the one and only way to diagnose pre-diabetes. If you are over 45 years and over weight, particularly large waist size, then you are at risk of developing pre diabetes and even diabetes. Therefore, it is necessary to get blood tested at least once in every year.