Common "Prediabetes" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Prediabetes is otherwise known as impaired glucose tolerance. Prediabetes is a condition where blood glucose is higher than normal in the body. If this symptom continues, it results in diabetes. Insulin is not produced properly in this condition. Lifestyle changes can help to prevent the transformation of prediabetes to diabetes.

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Please suggest the Metformin dosage.

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 33 years old and weight is 176 pounds. My glycosylated fasting sugar 106 mg/dL and postprandial is 115 mg/dL. Will Metformin help me to lose weight? Which medicine is better, either Metformin or Metformin extended release? How much dosage should I take?  Read Full »

Dr. Kusumakar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per your sugar reports, it is confirmed that you are not diabetic. But, you are prone to get diabetes as fasting sugar is impaired and normally it should be less than 100 mg/dL. So, I would recommend you lifestyle modification like exercise for at least 30 minutes per...  Read Full »

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