I Am Pre-diabetic

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    I'm 18 now, and I got tested

    for diabetes last year. My mom noticed that I was drinking a lot more than usual. In fact, up to ten bottles of water a day, constantly thirsty. I went and got my blood tested and they found out my blood sugar was only slightly off from having type 2 diabetes. I'm young, about...
    thecellist thecellist
    18-21, F
    Jul 17, 2014

    Family History

    For me, it was pretty much inevitable that diabetes was gonna come from me, as my grandfather and great-grandfather were both diabetic and my mom is borderline. Of course it doesn't help that I am about 150 pounds overweight. It's true I do have other medical conditions besides...
    southernboy332009 southernboy332009
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 6, 2013

    I can't say I am really surprised.

    I'm not the healthiest person, I just tend to link things that are not good for me. I smoke, I drink and eat mostly fast food (Pizza, Burgers, etc...) I really live those things and really do not want to give them up. Does Pre-Diabetic mean the Diabetes is un-avoidable is...
    IrishPA IrishPA
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 26, 2015

    Lose It Or Get It!

    I just found out from my doctor that my last 2 blood tests showed a higher than average blood sugar...not so high that I am diagnosed as having Diabetes but just high enough to let me know that I am soon to be there if I don't do something about it right away. The DR basically...
    BigMomma81 BigMomma81
    26-30, F
    Feb 16, 2013

    Wake Up Call

    Just found this out. Had to have blood testing for another condition and it was discovered that my blood sugar was too high. Then had a glucose test--which was horrible and involved having four blood drawings in two hours-but I survived...Now my Endocrinologist says to lose 30...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    I am 13 and I was told I am pre diabetic.

    I am overweight not obese. I eat fairly healthy but I often don't get enough exercise. I am taking steps now to avoid my risk.
    kamchu kamchu
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2015
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