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Prediabetes Stage, What Is This? - Dr. Hilkovitz (VIDEO)

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Dr. Hilkovitz shares what the prediabetes stage is.

Dr. Hilkovitz:
Prediabetes is the stage when you have obesity, a family history of diabetes, a big waistline, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, but your blood sugar has not yet reached diabetic levels which would be over 125 fasting and I think, over 160 after a meal, but the American Diabetes Association insists on a blood sugar above 200 after meal to diagnose diabetes, and most of us disagree with that. We think it should be set lower.

About Dr. Hilkovitz, M.D., B.Ch.:
Dr. Gabriel Hilkovitz has been in private practice for 51 years working in internal medicine, primary care, with an emphasis in diabetes and works in connection with the Arizona Heart Institute. He is a former Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Hilkovitz was born and educated in South Africa and also engaged in academia in London, England and the United States.

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