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 (prē′dī-ə-bē′tĭs, -tēz)
A latent condition preceding the development of diabetes mellitus, often marked by impaired glucose metabolism without clinical confirmation of the presence of the disease.

pre·di′a·bet′ic (-bĕt′ĭk) adj. & n.


(ˌpriːdaɪəˈbiːtɪs; ˌpriːdaɪəˈbiːtiːz)
(Medicine) the early stages of diabetes; preclinical diabetes
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We say prediabetes is present when glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered diabetes.
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persons are living with diabetes (30 million) or prediabetes (84 million) (1).
adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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IN 2015, MORE THAN 30 million Americans had diabetes and another 84 million had prediabetes, which if left untreated often leads to Type 2 diabetes within five years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in July.
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The condition they are referring to is prediabetes.
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