Can Prediabetes Be Cured?
The best way to fight prediabetes and get your blood sugar back in the normal range is with a coordinated plan of healthy nutrition, increased physical activity and lifestyle coping strategies that support modest weight loss if you are overweight. (Modest weight loss is defined as losing 5-10% of body weight.) Research shows that following such a plan not only reduces diabetes risk, but does it better than using medication. Improvements in glucose levels may be seen in as little as three months. If you have prediabetes, you need to start making lifestyle changes quickly. There's a window of only about three to six years in which you can turn around elevated glucose levels. If your health care provider informs you that you have prediabetes, do not give up! There are lifestyle choices you can make that can help prevent prediabetes from becoming diabetes and may even place you out of the prediabetes category. The most effective way to lower your blood sugar and stop insulin resistance is by losing weight. As little as 10 pounds or 5% of your body weight can make a huge difference in blood sugar control. Working on keeping a healthy and active lifestyle by exercising 30 minutes every d Continue reading >>