Pre-Diabetes: “The Lie That Is Killing Us”

Great Post Kelley

Low Carb RN (CDE)

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If you tested your blood sugar first thing in the morning and saw this number, do you know what it means?

Approximately 90 million people living in the U.S. are pre-diabetic. About 90% are unaware of that fact. Of those that have been told, there is often no sense of urgency impressed upon them to act on this information, largely due to the term “pre-diabetes.” (Article: Pre-Diabetes, the Lie That is Killing Us – HERE.)

Make no mistake, pre-diabetes is early, or “stage 1” diabetes.  If no action is taken, one can expect to progress to type 2 in a very short period of time.  If you have been told you have pre-diabetes, it is time to act.  It is NOT o.k. to just “watch it” (My Article: Pre-Diabetes: Why your Doctor’s Advice To “Watch It” Is the Worst Advice You Could Follow – HERE.)

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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4 Responses to Pre-Diabetes: “The Lie That Is Killing Us”

  1. Thank you for sharing! Such an important message 😉

  2. lethally says:

    However, having pre-diabetes doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll progress shortly to type 2 diabetes.

    My mother (nearly 70) was diagnosed with pre-diabetes nearly 15 years ago. She has managed her diet, she still has pre-diabetes, but it has not progressed. She’s in good health, and all is well (touch wood!).

    Pre-diabetes isn’t a death sentence. But yes, you do have to be careful. It’s a definite warning sign that shouldn’t be taken lightly.

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