If your number is 5 or higher, you may be at a higher risk for having prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, but only your doctor can tell you for sure. Share your results with your doctor and ask if additional testing is needed.
Making healthy lifestyle changes can help you prevent type 2 diabetes. National Diabetes Prevention Programs are led by trained lifestyle coaches and can give you the steps you need to cut your type 2 diabetes risk in half.
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If you choose to enroll in a National Diabetes Prevention Program near you, you will receive group support and in-person or online meetings. Trained lifestyle coaches teach you how to make doable changes to eat healthier, incorporate physical activity into your daily routine, manage stress and solve problems that get in the way of healthy changes. You can find additional local resources to help you prevent diabetes by using the Well-Ahead Louisiana Community Resource Guide.
Only your doctor can tell you for sure if you are at risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Talk to your doctor to see if you need additional testing.