The Prediabetic Period: Review of Clinical Aspects

  title={The Prediabetic Period: Review of Clinical Aspects},
  author={Sang Youl Rhee and Jeong Taek Woo},
  booktitle={Diabetes & metabolism journal},
Hyperglycemia that does not satisfy the diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus (DM) is generally called prediabetes (preDM). The global prevalence of preDM has been increasing progressively in the past few decades, and it has been established that preDM status is a strong risk factor for DM and cardiovascular disease. Currently, preDM status is classified into two subtypes: impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance. Currently, preDM is not regarded as an independent clinical… CONTINUE READING


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