Prediabetes means that your blood sugar level is higher than it should be. But not yet high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. Without intervention, prediabetes is likely to become type 2 diabetes in 10 years or less. If you have prediabetes, you should know that it can lead to a potentially harmful condition for your heart and circulatory system.
-Fast weight loss
-Sores that heal very slowly or don’t heal at all
-But, there is another way to diagnose prediabetes. The following steps are a short guide that will help you diagnose this condition in less than 1 minute with the help of your fingers and by answering some simple questions.
-Hold up one finger in case you are a man and don’t hold up any fingers is you are a woman.
-Hold up one finger in case you are older than forty, two fingers in case you are over fifty, three fingers if you are over sixty and none in cases you are younger than 40 years.
-Hold up one finger if you think that you are not very physically active and none in case you think that you get enough exercise.
-Hold up one finger in case someone in your family is dealing with diabetes and don’t hold up any fingers in case any of them has such problems now or in the past.
-Hold up one finger if you are dealing with hypertension and none if your blood pressure is stable and normal.
-Hold up three fingers in case you are obese, two fingers in case you are overweight, one finger if you are just a little bit overweight and none in case you have normal body weight.