What Is Prediabetes?
Rebecca Paciorek
Rebecca Paciorek
September 18, 2018
If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may be wondering if you're at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Learn more about what prediabetes is.

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High Blood Sugar Causes

9 High Blood Sugar Causes to Be Aware Of

High blood sugar causes may include forgetting to take insulin or not taking enough insulin, consuming too many carbs, feelings of stress and more.
194 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on September 5, 2018
HHNS

Diabetes and HHNS: What You Need to Know

Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome (HHNS) is a serious medical condition caused by blood glucose levels that are dangerously high.
48 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on July 17, 2018
Diabetes Foot Pain

Six Strategies for Coping With Diabetes Foot Pain

"Socks make me crazy, I hate wearing shoes, and don’t get me started on trying to sleep!" Rebecca shares her experience with diabetes foot pain.
188 found this helpful by Rebecca Paciorek on June 28, 2018
High Blood Sugar in the Morning

How to Prevent Blood Sugars from Rising During Sleep

Having a high blood sugar in the morning can ruin your day. Thankfully, there are a few ways to prevent your blood sugars from rising during sleep.
116 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on June 19, 2018
Diabetes Symptoms

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes symptoms can easily go unnoticed. In fact, some people can have diabetes for years before symptoms develop!
154 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on June 5, 2018
Menopause and Diabetes

How Menopause Affects Type 2 Diabetes

If you are going through menopause and have type 2 diabetes, you may be wondering, how menopause and diabetes affect one another and why?
46 found this helpful by Afra Willmore on May 29, 2018
insulin resistance

What Is the Main Cause of Insulin Resistance?

The cause of insulin resistance is not fully understood. However, there are several risk factors that seem to contribute to its development.
30 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on May 8, 2018
What is Insulin

What Does Insulin Do? And What Is It?

What is insulin? And is it a complex, painful, or intimidating treatment? Find out what insulin is and more information on using insulin to treat type 2.
52 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on May 2, 2018
Diabetic Neuropathy

Is Nerve Damage a Complication of Diabetes?

Diabetic neuropathy is caused by a number of factors including high blood sugar levels, uncontrolled diabetes, having kidney disease, and being overweight.
125 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on April 18, 2018
Pancreas and Diabetes

Understanding How Diabetes Affects the Pancreas

People with type 2 diabetes can produce insulin. However, the insulin their pancreas secretes is either not enough or not used correctly in the body.
85 found this helpful by Colleen Kelly on March 27, 2018
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