- Q What is prediabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyPrediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar (glucose) levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to qualify as diabetes. It used to be called impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose. The name was changed several... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of prediabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyPrediabetes rarely has symptoms. Your blood glucose (blood sugar) level is higher than normal, but you don't feel any different than you ever did. Even many people with type 2 diabetes don't have any symptoms. The best way to determine if you... Full Answer
- Q How common is impaired glucose tolerance in children?
Dr. Rovenia Brock, Nutrition & DieteticsThere's some alarming evidence from a recent Yale University study that tested kids for evidence of impaired glucose tolerance, one of the precursors of type 2 diabetes. (Impaired glucose tolerance means that the body is not able to process food... Full Answer