1 in 3 American Adults
Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. If left untreated, prediabetes can progress into type 2 diabetes. And if 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes, that means it could be you, your favorite sibling, or your other sibling. Or you, your barber, your barber’s barber. Or you—well, you get the picture. It’s time to take the risk test to know where you stand.
Need to reverse
Find a program.
With early diagnosis, prediabetes can often be reversed. By joining the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), you’ll learn how to make small changes, like altering your diet and exercising more, which can help reverse prediabetes and prevent type 2 diabetes. Find an online or in-person program below.
Helpful Lifestyle Tips
Joining the National Diabetes Prevention Program is the best way to reverse prediabetes, but you can start making healthy changes right away with tips approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).