October 24, 2016

Prediabetes: Worried about Your Blood Sugar Levels? Take Action Now!

Do you:

  • wonder about high blood sugar levels or prediabetes?
  • worry that your blood sugar levels are higher than they should be in the morning and/or after you eat?
  • have prediabetes or prediabetes symptoms?

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with prediabetes, consider yourself fortunate because knowledge is power! Being in the know means that you can take action now to reverse prediabetes or delay the progression of prediabetes to type 2 diabetes.

Most people with prediabetes don’t know they have it. Check out these staggering stats. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 90 million Americans are estimated to have prediabetes. Well over half of these people are over 65 years of age. And at last count only 11 percent of people with prediabetes know they have it. This last stat is of particular concern because the ideal time to take action to prevent or delay prediabetes progressing to type 2 diabetes is early.

In a previous blog, I covered the basics about prediabetes – from what it is, to how it’s diagnosed, who’s at risk, and how your food choices and lifestyle may be able to help you reverse or delay it. I encourage you to review this to learn the basics.

Consider my latest Splenda Living blog Prediabetes Part 2. It covers why taking action early and staying vigilant over the years are so important and how to find help and support to achieve your healthy lifestyle goals. Read more ...