Being Aware of Prediabetes Symptoms Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The last time you felt sluggish, had an unexplained increased appetite, or noticed constant thirst, did prediabetes ever cross your mind? Based on the numbers, the answer is likely no. A prediabetes diagnosis is common in the United States — far too common. In fact, 84 million adults — more than one third of the population — have prediabetes and are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The unnerving part is 90% are unaware they even have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Ready for the good news? With some simple awareness and proactive measures, you can shed a prediabetes label. We’ll provide what you need to know to prevent prediabetes from becoming type 2 diabetes and explain why the health and financial incentives are equally as important. More...