Aggressively treating prediabetes with lifestyle changes andmedications might prevent it from progressing to full-blown diabetes, accordingto a study published in The Lancet and reported by HealthDay News.

Prediabetes is the condition that can lead to diabetes, withindividuals displaying some diabetic tendencies, such as high blood sugar. Anestimated 79 million Americans have prediabetes, and about 11 percent go on todevelop full diabetes each year.