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There are 652,000 people in Utah, 30.1% of the adult population, who have prediabetes with blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes, and over 80% of those do not know they have it.

Prediabetes Awareness

  • Condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal.
  • With prediabetes, there is greater risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or having a stroke.
  • Good news is that if you have prediabetes, resources are available to make lifestyle changes:

CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program

USU Extension Create Better Health Move Your Way

Southern Utah Healthy Coalition – Email Us

Diabetes Awareness

  • Long-lasting condition that affects how the body turns food into energy.
  • With diabetes, your body doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use it as well as it should.
  • There’s no cure yet for diabetes, but losing weight, eating healthier, and being active can help. Additional things you can do to help:

Take Medicine as Prescribed

Use Self-management Education & Support

Make & Keep Doctor Appointments

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