1st World Prediabetes Day on 14 August
The day of 14th August is observed as World Prediabetes Day in order to raise awareness about Prediabetes and flatten the curve of diabetes, renowned experts & doctors in the field of Endocrinology & Diabetology.
- The day was selected 90 days ahead of Diabetes day, (November 14).
- To reverse Prediabetes and prevent progression to diabetes, it takes 90 days scientifically to mend the lifestyle.
- Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels go higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.
Prediabetes in India
- As per the study published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research in the year 2018, the estimated prevalence of prediabetes in India is 14 per cent – and that’s just those who have been tested. Prediabetes is an asymptomatic disease, so you might not even realise that you have it.
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