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Unmasking the Silent Threat: Prediabetes and the 84% Unaware

November 18, 20231 min read

Prediabetes: A Stealthy Health Crisis Revealed

In the subtle shadows of health concerns lurks a silent threat affecting millions—prediabetes. Astonishingly, 1 in 3 American adults is grappling with this condition, and what's even more alarming is that a staggering 84% are blissfully unaware of their predicament.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports a concerning statistic: 88 million American adults are living with prediabetes, their blood sugar levels elevated but not yet reaching the threshold of type 2 diabetes. The insidious nature of prediabetes lies in its ability to fly under the radar, silently wreaking havoc on individuals' health without triggering noticeable symptoms.

Detection is the first line of defense. The Hemoglobin A1C test emerges as a critical tool in this battle, offering a comprehensive view of average glucose levels over a 3-month period. Alternatively, individuals can take charge of their health with at-home blood glucose meters, empowering them to monitor their blood sugar levels independently.

Understanding the gravity of prediabetes is the cornerstone of proactive healthcare. Subscribing to our Health Newsletter opens the door to a wealth of insights, tips, and strategies to optimize your well-being.

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Join a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to navigating the intricate landscape of health. Together, let's unmask the silent threat of prediabetes and empower ourselves with the tools and knowledge needed to make informed, proactive choices for a healthier future.

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Brandon Drake

Brandon, the VP of Business Development at LabSmarts, empowers practitioners with bio-individualized blood work interpretation software, enhancing accuracy and efficiency in analysis while preserving personalized healthcare philosophies for optimal patient care. Brandon also works as Business Development Consultant at a leading CRM company. His role involves fostering partnerships with individuals and organizations keen on optimizing their operational processes and elevating customer and prospect interactions. The overarching objective is to catalyze business growth. Brandon’s approach centers on in-depth comprehension of your unique business landscape, objectives, and pain points. This enables him to discern how his company’s CRM technology can effectively resolve your specific challenges. His foremost aim is to empower customers to harness the full potential of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions, thereby streamlining operations, enhancing efficiency, and fostering growth, all while maintaining the human touch in the digital age. Brandon Drake

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I am a strong advocate for personalized, preventive, and root-cause-driven healthcare. Additionally, I firmly believe in harnessing technology to enhance our operational efficiency, allowing us to deliver more effective and streamlined services.

My primary objective in implementing tools such as CRM systems and blood work interpretation software is to eliminate manual tasks, enabling us to direct our focus towards cultivating authentic connections with our clients and business partners. In doing so, we aim to preserve the invaluable human touch in an increasingly digital age.


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