Harvard Health Blog
What is prediabetes and why does it matter?
By: Monique Tello, MD, MPH, Contributing Editor, Harvard Health Publications When Iím seeing a new patient, I am especially alert to certain pieces of their history. Do they have a strong family history of diabetes? Are they of Latino, Asian, Native-American, or African-American ethnicity? Did they have diabetes in pregnancy? Are they overweight or obese? Do they have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?