Health Tip: Risk Factors for Prediabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Prediabetes is characterized by elevated blood sugar that's not high enough to represent type 2 diabetes. But it does mean you're more likely than the average person to progress to full-blown diabetes.

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) says risk factors for prediabetes include:

Progression to full-blown diabetes isn't inevitable, the ADA says, suggesting you can lessen your risk by exercising regularly, quitting smoking and losing any extra weight.

-- Ann Kent

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