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World Diabetes Day: What is prediabetes? 

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Prediabetes ... around 80% of people with the condition don’t know they have it. Image: Pexels/Nataliya Vaitkevich

Charlotte Edmond
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Graph illustrating the adult prevalence of diabetes in selected countries.
Over 420 million people worldwide have diabetes. Image: Statista

Table illustrating the estimated number, percentage, and awareness of prediabetes among adults aged 18 years or older, United States, 2017–2020 and 2019
In the US, an estimated 96 million people aged 18 or over had prediabetes in 2019. Image: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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