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Can Prediabetes Be Reversed
Yes: The diabetes prevention program (dpp- please look at their website for information) has shown that through proper diet and exercise (5-7% weight loss, 30 min of moderate activity 5 days per week) can prevent progression from pre-diabetes to diabetes. I have seen many patients able to bring their blood sugar from prediabetic range back to normal with proper diet/exercise routine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can prediabetes be reversed even if i have pcos? If i loose a substantial amount of weight will i still have insulin resistance?
If you completely reverse the prediabetes state, is it possible to come back again?Can you reverse prediabetes completely?
Prediabetes is: Not a specific entity, just a waystation along the path from normal glycemia to diabetes. You can reverse your progression along that path with weight loss a/o medication a/o bariatric surgery - but can progress further back down the path at a later date. It's all one continuous progression, not separate and individual steps. ...Read more
No.: There is a lifestyle that can reverse prediabetes. That lifestyle includes daily exercise, good sleep, and weight loss supported by a diet high in fiber, vegetables, fruits, and lean meats, and low in processed sugars and unhealthy fats. There is no magic pill to fix this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pcos has caused me to become prediabetic. I am currently working out and dieting and loosing 1-3 lbs a week Can i reverse prediabetes if i keep up?
It's not.: Prediabetes implies the eventual development of diabetes, which is usually genetically predetermined. So at best, aggressive management of prediabetes can delay the onset of diabetes. It's all semantics, but technically diabetes and Prediabetes can be managed but not cured. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely.: Prediabetes implies the eventual development of diabetes, which is usually genetically predetermined. So at best, aggressive management of prediabetes can delay the onset of diabetes. That being said, blood sugar measurements can be adequately controlled at times with diet and exercise alone, without medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prediabetic diet.: The diet for prediabetes includes fiber (35 grams daily for females, 50 grams for men). Smaller more frequent meals is the rule as well. Eat five or six times daily, dividing the fiber amongst the meals evenly. Low fat, low cholesterol, rich in fruits and vegetables and lean protein sources. Supplementing cinnamon and chromium could help control the bloody sugars, too. Exercise, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ONE OF THE MOST : Specific symptoms of pre diabetes starts occuring years before... Abdominal weight gain. Central excess adipose tissue, high triglycerides, low good cholesterol levels, mild elevation of liver tests. Fatty liver on ultrasound. However, not everyone develops diabetes, even with all of the above signs, findings and symptoms. Around 80-87% though, quite a high number, don't you think? ...Read more
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