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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. If you are taking the fasting plasma glucose test, what blood sugar level may mean prediabetes?
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: Prevention of Delay of Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. American Diabetes Association. 2015;38(supp 1):31-2.
Author: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Source: Diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes, National Diabetes Information Clearinghousehttp://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/diagnosis/ <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Prediabetes: what you need to know, National Diabetes Information Clearinghousehttp://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/prediabetes_ES/index.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
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Online Source: Manage prediabetes, National Diabetes Education Programhttp://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/guiding-principles/principle-02-manage-prediabetes.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Control blood glucose, National Diabetes Education Programhttp://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/guiding-principles/principle-06-control-blood-glucose.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Provide blood pressure and cholesterol screening, National Diabetes Education Programhttp://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/guiding-principles/principle-07-reduce-cardiovascular-disease-risk.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Provide regular assessments to detect and monitor diabetes, National Diabetes Education Programhttp://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/guiding-principles/principle-08-detect-and-monitor-microvascular-complications.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Checkup America, American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/lower-your-risk/cua.html <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Diagnosing diabetes, American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/prediabetes/ <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Diabetes symptoms, American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/symptoms/ <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Stroke, American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/complications/stroke.html <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Brown, Kim, APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Pierce-Smith, Daphne, RN, MSN, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 4/22/2015
Date Last Modified: 4/27/2015