For those with Type 2 diabetes there are often warning signs that lead up to a point where your endocrine system will be hard pressed to return to normal. This is called prediabetes, and should be taken very seriously, especially those with a family history of diabetes. Often a change in lifestyle can reverse the course, and much of that is done with a cautious, prediabetes diet.
If you, or someone you love, lives a sedentary life style, is over weight, and has a family medical history of diabetes take special note, and help get them on a path to avert becoming diabetic.
Acanthosis Nigricans – These are dark areas of the skin, thought to stem from insulin insensitivity.
Hispanics, people of African decent, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans are also at higher risk of developing diabetes, and should be extra mindful.
If this is familiar, talk to your doctor, take an A1C test, this will measure you blood-glucose levels over a period to help discover if they are elevated.