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Can prediabetes be reversed?

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 more

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Dr. Louis Krenn
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Prediabetes (Definition)

Prediabetes is a condition where you are at high risk for developing diabetes. It is caused by an impaired ...Read more


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If you completely reverse the prediabetes state, is it possible to come back again?Can you reverse prediabetes completely?

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

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Is there a vitamin that can help reverse prediabetes?

Is there a vitamin that can help reverse prediabetes?

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 more

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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?

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?

Yes: yes. The preponderance of evidence suggests that with diet, exercise and resultant weight loss one can reduce progression to overt diabetes by as much as 60% in people with prediabetes. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reverse prediabetes?

Is there a way to reverse prediabetes?

Possibly: This subject is undergoing much research at the persent. With strict adherence to diet, exercise and weight loss there have been some studies that have shown the reversal of prediabetes. ...Read more

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I've heard about a mobile app to reverse prediabetes called PersonalMedicine+ How does it work?

I've heard about a mobile app to reverse prediabetes called PersonalMedicine+ How does it work?

Mobile Health Game: Health Mobile Games can help you aggressively change your lifestyle. Changing your behavior is HARD! Download the platform to your iphone, get your dashboard set up, customize reminders and it does the work of tracking your steps for you! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id8463798 ...Read more

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How long does it take for metformin to work to help with weight loss and reversing prediabetes?

How long does it take for metformin to work to help with weight loss and reversing prediabetes?

Metformin works: Metformin works right away to do what it is meant to do, improve the utilization of sugar by your body. It can help with weight loss and reversing prediabetes but not without your help as well. Eat healthy (lots of vegetables especially!) and exercise lots. ...Read more

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I need advice how to reverse prediabetes and control pcos symptoms. I am at highest weight and have no relief from being tired and depressed. ?

Pcos and prediabetes: I am assuming you have been diagnosed with pcos - the mainstain of treatment - which works into the prediabetes issue is metformin. Prediabetes while recognized does not at least yet have treatment consensus but using metformin to treat your pcos should also address the weight issue and prediabetes. ...Read more

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