Prediabetes Wakeup Call : A Personal Road Map to Prevent Diabetes By Beth Ann Petro Roybal, Debbie Nemecek. The book provides the newly diagnosed patient with detailed information about the threat of type 2 diabetes while explaining the lifestyle changes that will lower the risk of prediabetes developing into diabetes.
â€œPrediabetes Wake-Up Call â€œdescribes the facts about diabetes and includes assessment checklists and charts to help readers identify areas of relative risk. Then the author details specific strategies to address each risk factor, including weight management, exercise, and food choices, plus less-obvious strategies such as formulating new attitudes towards healthy living.
Pre-diabetes Information and FAQs
- What is pre-diabetes?
- How is pre-diabetes diagnosed?
- Who should be tested for pre-diabetes?
- Can Pre-Diabetes & Insulin ResistanceÂ Be Cured?
- Books About Pre-diabetes and Insulin Resistance
Reference Charts and Tables
- Body mass index (BMI) information
- Morning fasting blood glucose
- Oral glucose tolerance test ranges (non-pregnant)
- Oral glucose tolerance test (pregnancy)
- Glucose challenge test (screening for gestational diabetes)
- Waist-to-hip ratio chart and instructions
- What is insulin resistance?
- What is Insulin Resistance Syndrome (aka Metabolic Syndrome X)?
- Signs and symptoms of insulin resistance
- Why does insulin resistance cause weight gain?
- How is insulin resistance diagnosed?
- My blood sugar is normal – can I still be insulin resistant?
- Who should be tested for insulin resistance?
- Metabolic Disorders Associated With Insulin resistance
- Medications for Treating Pre-Diabetes and Insulin Resistance
- Lifestyle Changes for Managing Pre-diabetes and Insulin Resistance
Healthy Lifestyles Tips: How to Avoid Becoming Diabetic
Changes in your lifestyle can help you reverse pre-diabetes. Learn to eat healthier, get more exercise, manage your stress levels, and see your doctor regularly.
The best change you can make in your diet is to eliminate processed and sugary carbs. Eating a diet high in sugary and high-fat foods is one of the things that can lead to pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.