Can prediabetes be reversed permanently?

By Dr. Priyanka Wali

Prediabetes can be reversed through the dietary changes outlined here. However, it is important to understand that if someone eats a low carbohydrate diet and reverses their prediabetes but then begins eating carbohydrates again in the future, the prediabetes will return. They must eat a low carbohydrate diet lifelong in order to reverse prediabetes and keep it permanently reversed.

Learn more about the dietary changes required to reverse prediabetes without increasing medication in Reversing Diabetes 101 by Dr. Sarah Hallberg.

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    Hi I have very high lol colestrol
    And also been told that inam pre diisbetic
    Can u please help


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    William DuCharme May 20, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    I am pre diabetes have a a1c percentage of 6.1 l am 40 lbs over weight and 72 years old khan started eating low carbs in a week l have lost weight also l have started walking each day is it ok to eat meat once a day


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      Hi William! We can’t provide specific medical advice via this forum, however meat can be a great source of protein as part of a well formulated ketogenic diet:


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    Thanks for this educative Information on people either suffering or interested.kindly as one of type d2 patient,what are these low carbohydrate diet food.


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    Stringer Bell May 24, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    I got out of pre-diabetes and back into a normal range by cutting out 99% of my juices/gatorade (just water), cutting out white rice and limiting intake of things like jelly and syrup. I also stopped taking the elevator and always used the stairs.


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