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is an heriditary component that can make you susceptible to contracting this disease process.
Currently, the American Diabetes Association defines prediabetes as a fasting blood glucose
level greater than 100, but less than 126. Levels greater than 126 is a diabetic state, indicating that your body is unable to utilize glucose in the body effectively.
With your increased cholesterol and triglycerides
, in addition to your diabetic state, you are at increased risk for heart disease
You should be concerned that your fasting glucose level is 138. Contact your family physician and present your concerns about the results of this test. Diabetes is a manageable disease and can be controlled through diet, exercise, and medication.