While pre-diabetes often turns into Type 2 diabetes, this isn’t inevitable. The proven strategies of physical activity, dietary changes, weight loss, and better sleep can stop this transition.
This is the second in a series of blogs discussing pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. The first installment examined what happens inside the body in pre-diabetes. The next blog post will focus on why diabetes treatment is often inadequate despite its high cost.
Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, a professor of medicine and director of the Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, practices primary care internal medicine at Stanford. He is developing practical strategies to improve how physicians and consumers approach chronic disease treatment and prevention.
Previously: On the road to diabetes: A look at what’s happening inside the body, Examining the potential benefits of canagliflozin for patients with diabetes, Diabetes hampers activity of bone stem cells, Stanford researchers find and New models may help predict diabetes progression
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