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.
- What is pre-diabetes?
- How many people have pre-diabetes?
- What numbers are the most important?
- Are there certain foods to avoid?
For more information about the Diabetes Center at The Nebraska Medical Center, visit http://www.nebraskamed.com/diabetes or call 1-800-922-0000.