prediabetes

noun
pre·​di·​a·​be·​tes | \ ˌprē-ˌdī-ə-ˈbē-tēz How to pronounce prediabetes (audio) , -təs\

Definition of prediabetes

: an asymptomatic abnormal state that precedes the development of clinically evident diabetes

Other Words from prediabetes

prediabetic \ ˌprē-​ˌdī-​ə-​ˈbe-​tik How to pronounce prediabetic (audio) \ adjective or noun

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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prediabetes

noun
pre·​di·​a·​be·​tes | \ -ˌdī-ə-ˈbēt-ēz, -ˈbēt-əs How to pronounce prediabetes (audio) \

Medical Definition of prediabetes

: a usually symptomless condition that is marked by somewhat elevated levels of blood sugar and that often progresses to type 2 diabetes

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