What is Pre-Diabetes with Dr. James R. Gavin

Dr. James R. Gavin discusses living with diabetes and addresses the question: What is pre-diabetes?

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BDO: What is Pre-Diabetes?

Dr. Gavin: So, the notion of ‘pre-diabetes’ is an important concept to get your arms around. Because first and foremost, we have about 30 million people in this country with diabetes. We have almost 90 million people with pre-diabetes.

Now, what is that saying? It says basically that diabetes is one of those diseases that exist on a continuum. It’s like blood pressure. Yeah. People who have normal blood pressure and then you have people who have lower levels of increases in their blood pressure then you have people who have malignant hypertension.

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