Prediabetes causes and risk factors

What is prediabetes?

Prediabetes refers to blood sugar (plasma glucose) levels that are higher than normal but do not meet the criteria for types of diabetes, explains Aleem Kanji, M.D., Endocrinologist, Ethos Endocrinology, PLLC. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) considers people who meet one of three specific criteria to be prediabetic:

  • Fasting Plasma Glucose 100 mg/dL-125 mg/dL
  • Two-hour Plasma Glucose during 75-gram Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) 140 mg/dL-199 mg/dL
  • Hemoglobin A1c 5.7 % to 6.4 %

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