Prediabetes is a “pre-diagnosis” of diabetes—you can think of it as a warning sign. This condition arises when your blood glucose level (blood sugar level) is higher than normal but it’s not high enough to be considered diabetes.
India has almost 61.3 million types 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients and 77.2 million prediabetes patients. Almost 6 million Canadians have prediabetes.
SYMPTOMS OF PREDIABETES
- Increased thirst
- Frequent urination
- Blurred vision
CAUSES OR RISK FACTOR OF PREDIABETES
- you’re at high risk for developing prediabetes, if you’re overweight (have a body mass index—a BMI—of higher than 25).
- If someone in your close family has (or had) diabetes, you are more likely to develop prediabetes.
- you’ve got a high risk for developing prediabetes If you developed diabetes while you were pregnant.
- The older you are, the more at risk you are for developing prediabetes. At age 45, your risk starts to rise, and after age 65, your risk increases exponentially.
- you’re at high risk for developing prediabetes if you’ve High blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol (the “bad” LDL cholesterol).
You’ll control prediabetes and feel better if you take healthy whole food. You must half your plate with non-starchy vegetables (asparagus, Brussels sprouts, and carrots, among many others).
You’ll control prediabetes if you burn more calories by doing physical activity like swimming, running, workout, Weightlifting, pushups and pullups. it will also control your overweight.
A regular 30-minute walk at least five days per week can control prediabetes in your body. Regular walking burns calories; this can help control weight, which in turn can reduce health risks.