|Fort HealthCare||February 8, 2018||0 Comments||General Health|
Individuals with pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes are likely to also have high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure and high blood sugar. These individuals are also likely to be overweight/obese. These factors can play a major part in developing cardiovascular disease and other serious health conditions as time goes by.
But let's say you're just a normal, everyday person who isn't experiencing pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes. You might ask yourself, why is monitoring these numbers important for me? Well for starters, there are no symptoms for people with pre-diabetes and in most cases, diabetes may be in the severe stages before there are any warning symptoms. Likewise, people have no way of knowing if they have high cholesterol or blood pressure without being tested first.
The next time you go to your healthcare provider, be sure to ask for your critical health numbers to be screened and develop a plan, which may include diet, exercise and medication to manage or prevent any symptoms or diseases.
Main numbers to consider having checked include:
So even if you are the healthiest person alive, it is a great idea to make a plan with your healthcare provider and make sure you know where you stand with your health and know your numbers.