prediabetes

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noun pre·di·a·be·tes \ˌprē-ˌdī-ə-ˈbē-tēz, -təs\

Definition of prediabetes

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

prediabetic

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1935

First Known Use of prediabetes

1935


Medical Dictionary

prediabetes

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noun pre·di·a·be·tes \-ˌdī-ə-ˈbēt-ēz, -ˈbēt-əs\

Medical Definition of prediabetes

  1. :  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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