This Appropriate Care Guide (ACG) recommends the systematic management of pre-diabetes, through both lifestyle intervention and pharmacological measures.
This ACG is currently under review to be updated based on the latest evidence where relevant.
Download the PDF below to access the full ACG.
|1.||Pre-diabetes is asymptomatic but puts a person at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease.|
|2.||Early diagnosis, appropriate management and follow-up help to prevent or delay T2DM in persons with pre-diabetes.|
|3.||Recommend lifestyle intervention to achieve or maintain a body mass index (BMI) of < 23 kg/m2 to all persons with pre-diabetes.|
|4.||Tailor lifestyle intervention, such as healthy diet and increased physical activity, to individual needs for sustained behavioural changes.|
|5.||Consider metformin for persons with pre-diabetes and BMI of ≥ 23 kg/m2 if