Prediabetes is identified when a person's blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. He or she is at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes and other serious health problems including heart disease and stroke.


  • 9 out of 10 U.S. adults with prediabetes don't know they have it. 1
  • It is estimated that 86 million U.S. adults have prediabetes. 1
  • 1 in 14 Kansas adults have been diagnosed with prediabetes. 2

Prediabetes infographic

Classes Help Prevent Diabetes
Diabetes prevention program (DPP) classes can help people with prediabetes and/or at risk for type 2 diabetes make achievable and realistic lifestyle changes and cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%. 1

DPP Classes Currently in Kansas (as of August 2015)

DPP Classes Currently in Kansas (as of August 2015)
Allen, Finney, Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Republic & Smith

Additional Resources

1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Prevention Program website. 2015. Available at
2. 2013 Kansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Health Promotion.