Contemporary & Classical Overview On Prediabetes And Its Approach Of Management

  • Dr. Umesh Choudhary , Dr. Ajai Kr. Pandey


Pre-diabetes is the precursor stage of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus and often referred as ‘Grey area’ between diabetes and normal one. In recent years, the incidence of Prediabetes is rising with an alarming rate globally.  It is also known as borderline diabetes, chemical diabetes & touch of diabetes. Obesity and insulin resistance are considered as it’s the main culprit and in due course of time it may lead to develop Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus.  Its management is still evolving in modern medicine. It is one of the clinical entities, which is well conceived in Ayurveda.The diathesis and management of Pre-diabetes can be correlated with diathesis of Apathyanimittaja Prameha/Madhumeha as described in Ayurvedic lexicons. A strong emphasis have been laid down on correction Medas, Ojas, Agni along with use of numbers of herbal, mineral and herbo-mineral formulations along with Panchakarma measures for its management.