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Prediabetes

Many people have heard about type 2 diabetes, but its common precursor, prediabetes, doesn’t get as much attention. Prediabetes affects about 88 million adults in the US, and an estimated 84% of people with prediabetes don’t know they have it. According to the CDC, 15-30% of these individuals will develop type 2 diabetes within five years. In other words, more than 26 million people that currently live with prediabetes could develop type 2 diabetes by 2026.

New to prediabetes? Check out “Starting Point: What Everyone Needs to Know about Prediabetes,” which answers some of the basics: what is prediabetes, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, and more.

For even more, see “Helpful Prediabetes Resources," with links to diaTribe articles focused on prediabetes, diet and nutrition, healthy lifestyle tips, and more.

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diaTribe's editor-in-chief, Kelly Close, reviews David Kessler's new book "Fast Carbs, Slow Carbs: The Simple Truth about Food, Weight and Disease”  Continue Reading »

Mila writes about the shame that people with diabetes can experience when people question or misunderstand their food choices Continue Reading »

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.” Continue Reading »

See Catherine’s list of low-carb, nutrient-dense foods that keep well – allowing you to stay home and still eat healthily. Above all, please stay safe and well Continue Reading »

A new study shows that physical activity can add years to your life. Is this enough to motivate behavior change? Continue Reading »

The FDA finds that some versions of extended-release metformin contain excessive amounts of a cancer-causing chemical called NDMA Continue Reading »

Cultural sensitivity and relevancy are key to making nutrition advice accessible to everyone  Continue Reading »

Will the medication move from “off label” to standard of care for people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Continue Reading »

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