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Prediabetes is a condition where a person's blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as diabetes.

1.7 million New Yorkers report being diagnosed with prediabetes. Without lifestyle changes, 15-30% of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within 3-5 years.

People with pre-diabetes are also at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, and for having heart disease and stroke.

The good news is that people can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by: