While diabetes occurs in people of all ages and races, some groups have a higher risk for developing the disease than others, including:
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African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, as well as seniors.
This means these groups are also at increased risk for developing prediabetes.
What is Prediabetes?
Before most people develop full-blown diabetes, they likely suffer from prediabetes, a condition in which blood sugar is higher than normal but not so high that an individual is considered diabetic.