Silent Danger: The Unawareness of Pre-Diabetes in Minnesota and How to Prevent it from Progressing

Exploring Prediabetes and Your Health – 5 Eyewitness News

In Minnesota, approximately 1.5 million people have pre-diabetes, but only one in four are aware that they have it. This means that there are a large number of people at risk of developing diabetes without even knowing it. The good news is that being diagnosed with pre-diabetes gives individuals the opportunity to take proactive steps to reduce the likelihood of it progressing to full-blown diabetes.

To gain further insights into this issue, we spoke with KSTP health expert, Dr. Archelle Georgiou. Dr. Georgiou emphasized the importance of early detection and management of pre-diabetes in order to prevent the onset of diabetes. By raising awareness about this condition and empowering individuals to take control of their health, we can work towards reducing the overall prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota.

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