Jerry's Story: Take Prediabetes Seriously - Jerry's story
Jerry's wife, Laura, has been a big help, he says. She
joined the weight-loss program too. They plan and cook meals together on
weekends. That way, Jerry has healthy food ready to take for his long shifts at
Making a difference
When he went back to his doctor for another blood test, Jerry's blood
sugar had dropped below the prediabetes range. He still needs to get tested on
a regular basis. But that motivates him to keep up his routine.
"Taking care of yourself can make a huge difference in your health," he
says. "It's possible I might still get type 2 diabetes at some point. But I
know that even if I do, I'm way ahead in terms of managing it. So don't sit around
and wait for it to happen. Get up and move!"
This story is based on information gathered from many people living with prediabetes.
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