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From the American Diabetes Association: “Prediabetes” is the term used for individuals with IFG and/or IGT and/or A1C 5.7–6.4% (39–47 mmol/mol). Prediabetes should not be viewed as a clinical entity in its own right but rather as an increased risk for diabetes (Table 2.3) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Prediabetes is associated with obesity (especially ...


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After massive searching I found a suitable fact sheet. Its primary focus is diabetes but it includes the basic information I need to get across about insulin resistance. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/statsreport14/national-diabetes-report-web.pdf Insulin resistance is explained succinctly, and well, on p. 9. Also, the difference between the terms "...


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First I should clarify this - prediabetic range can mean two things: impaired fasting glycemia (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). Both of these two tell us that a person is at risk of developing diabetes mellitus type-2. IFG means that you have higher glucose in your blood while fasting ; IGT means that your organism cannot reduce the glucose levels ...


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