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Diagnosis: Prediabetes

The word “pre” may sound innocuous, but a prediabetes diagnosis is one to be taken very seriously. According to cardiologist Karol Watson, MD, UCLA Medical Center, the leading cause of death for people with diabetes is heart disease.

“The damage doesn’t just start once diabetes is diagnosed,” explains Dr. Watson. “The

Campaign Seeks to Educate Public about Prediabetes

When your blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than normal, but not yet at the point where you can be diagnosed with full-blown diabetes, you are said to have prediabetes. It’s the stage right before type 2 diabetes, which raises the risk of numerous cardiovascular and other health concerns.
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