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What Do You Know About Prediabetes?

Take this quiz to find out how to cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

1. What blood sugar level may mean prediabetes if you are taking the fasting plasma glucose test?
2. If you have prediabetes, when are you likely to develop type 2 diabetes?
3. Besides diabetes, a person with prediabetes is at greater risk for which disease?
4. How does being overweight add to the risk for prediabetes?
5. Which of these is a symptom of prediabetes?
6. Who should be tested for prediabetes or diabetes?
7. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, when should you have your blood sugar tested again?
Publication Source: Created for Wellness Library/November 2004
Publication Source: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes-2013. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care. 2103; 36: pp. S11-S66.
Author: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Source: National Diabetes Information Clearinghousehttp://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/diagnosis/ <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: National Diabetes Information Clearinghousehttp://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/prediabetes_ES/index.htm <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Serviceshttp://ndep.nih.gov/media/gp_toolkit.pdf <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: National Diabetes Information Clearinghousehttp://ndep.nih.gov/media/numatglance_eng-508.pdf <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/pre-diabetes/ <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/symptoms/ <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/complications/stroke.html <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Grantham, Paula, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Date Last Reviewed: 2/5/2014
Date Last Modified: 2/17/2014