Dr. Handelsman on Prediabetes Lifestyle changes

What Should You Do When Diagnosed With Pre-Diabetes?

Pre-diabetes Health Video – Dr. Handelsman shares the changes a woman with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes should incorporate into her life. 56 million people in the United States have impaired glucose intolerance and most patients are not being given information on how to manage their condition. Women (and men) who lose 5-10% of their weight can help reverse pre-diabetes. Also discussed, adding exercise into your life.

Monitoring For Pre-Diabetes

Health Video – Information About Monitoring For Pre-Diabetes. Discovering diabetes in its earliest stages can prevent the development of full-blown diabetes. Pre-diabetes is when blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. People with pre-diabetes may be able to take steps to avoid getting Type 2 diabetes, and losing even a few pounds can help. When you’re overweight, your body’s cells are less sensitive to the effects of insulin, a hormone that regulates your blood sugar levels.

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Nebraska Medical Center Answers FAQS About Pre-Diabetes

More than 50 million Americans are per-diabetic; meaning they have elevated blood pressure and blood sugar. Those higher numbers put people at risk for type two diabetes which can lead to a lifetime of expensive and time consuming medical care. Diabetes educator Cindy Mathiasen explains the importance of knowing your numbers. She also explains that seemingly small efforts in improving health can have big results when it comes to preventing diabetes and other life-threatening health conditions.

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Steps To Gain Control Of Your Pre-Diabetes

Julie Husmann, MSM, RD, CDE, Holland Hospital Center for Good Health discusses the influence of weight on blood sugar, the effect of physical activity on blood sugar and weight control, and how to incorporate physical activity into even the busiest of lifestyles. The benefits of enjoying an abundance of healthy, whole foods for blood sugar control is also addressed. Learn about the rewards reaped from small lifestyle changes!