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borderline diabetic what can i do

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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Diabetes: Diabetes definitely has a hereditary component. You can decrease your likelihood of development with weight loss and diet control.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Preventing Diabetic: Try to eat healthy food , avoid thing. That can increase u weight and exersize , in addition see your PCP on regular basis.
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
39 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, Hereditary: Diabetes can ususally be treated with diet alone if caught early enough. But not everybody. Cut down on starches (bread, pasta, potatos and rice) an ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Borderline: I hear this term often but am never certain what it means. I would suggest that you check your blood sugar before breakfast every other morning and y ... Read More
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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IFG/IGT: When fasting blood sugar is between 100-125 mg/dl or when 2-hour post meal/ogtt blood sugar is between 140-199 mg/dl, impaired fasting glucose or impa ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You need : To be careful and monitor yourself. It's a fair warning that if you change your diet and be proactive that it is possible you can avoid becoming diabe ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Important info : If someone tells you that you have "borderline diabetes, " understand that this is terribly important information for you to have. It means that your ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No borderline: There is no "borderline" diabetes. You either have diabetes or you don't. There are no specific foods that are beneficial. It's the total of what you ... Read More
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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
5.7-6.4: Is pre-diabetes or an opportunity to change and prevent diabetes. What can you do? Eat smart: good portions, whole grains, fruits & veggies. Get movin ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
First, no symptoms : Even if have borderline or pre-diabetes definition is fasting sugar 100-125, , sugar 2-4 hours after eating 140-199, hga1c 5.7-6.4 must be diagn ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Easier said than dun: Hi. It's easy to say "improve your (probably) unhealthy lifestyle", but hard to do given the average American lifestyle. Eat healthy, exercise regular ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Lifestyle: Hi. The first advice is, of course, healthy diet, regular exercise, and achieving & maintaining ideal body weight. Having said that, we understand ... Read More
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Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Symptoms: Short of trowing an embolism, gangrene occurs well after symptoms have been present for some time. Diabetes makes it more likely to develop peripheral ... Read More

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