Are You Pre-diabetic?

Living a healthy lifestyle is not easy and if you’re Hispanic unfortunately you’re at a higher risk for diabetes. This is why even when we’re young we have think about our eating habits and watching our blood sugar. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 1 in 3 people or 86 million Americans are pre-diabetic and they don’t know it.

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Being pre-diabetic puts you at risk for the disease, this means that your blood sugar levels are higher than they’re supposed to be, but not quite high enough to be diabetic. When you have a routine exam, your doctor can test your sugar level. Normally he asks you to fast prior to getting your blood sample.

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