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Can prediabetes be reversed?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
7 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes, absolutely

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In brief: Yes, absolutely

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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes.

You must aggressively change your lifestyle.
Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m

In brief: Yes.

You must aggressively change your lifestyle.
Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Internal Medicine - Diabetology

In brief: Yes

There are studies to show that a healthy diet with regular exercise (at least 150 minutes/week of moderately intense aerobic activity) and a >7% weight loss can prevent the progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes.
Studies have also shown that a number of medications can prevent this progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes, but lifestyle changes outperform medications.

In brief: Yes

There are studies to show that a healthy diet with regular exercise (at least 150 minutes/week of moderately intense aerobic activity) and a >7% weight loss can prevent the progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes.
Studies have also shown that a number of medications can prevent this progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes, but lifestyle changes outperform medications.
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
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