Understanding Pre-Diabetes

This fact sheet provides information on pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

Pre-diabetes has no signs or symptoms, making it difficult to detect. It is a risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke. Pre-diabetes affects about 16% of adults in Australia.

Read more in our understanding pre-diabetes fact sheet.

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