A person with Prediabetes has a blood sugar level higher than normal, but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. He or she is at higher risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes and other serious health problems, including heart disease and stroke.
Without lifestyle changes to improve their health, 15% to 30% of people with Prediabetes will develop Type 2 Diabetes within five years. It is estimated that 1 out of 3 Adults in the United States have Prediabetes. (Source: CDC)