Prediabetes means that your glycemia (blood sugar) is higher than it should be, but not high enough to diagnose type 2 diabetes.

Changing your lifestyle might stop or slow down the progression of the disease from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes.

Prediabetes increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and many cardiovascular complications.

In addition to prediabetes, there are several risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes.

Some people living with diabetes don’t feel any symptoms before their diagnosis, nor after. Other have symptoms similar to those associated with type 2 diabetes. You could experience symptoms such as intense thirst, increased urination, drowsiness, irritability, excessive hunger and dizziness.

You are wondering what to eat or not to eat? Using the balanced plate will help you with meal planning and your diabetes management.

Physical activity has many benefits for your health, but it can be hard to add to your routine. Luckily, there are many strategies you can try to get motivated and to help you become more physically active.

Lifestyle changes are essential to prevent or slow down the development of type 2 diabetes. Strategies exist to help you adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle habits.