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Background: Prediabetes is a condition of increasing blood glucose levels but cannot yet be referred to as the criteria for Diabetes Mellitus. International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 2017 the prevalence of prediabetes 7.3% is estimated by 2045 to increase by 8.3% of the population. The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of prediabetes sufferers in Maros Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Methods: Analytical descriptive design, by screening fasting blood glucose, samples obtained were 110 people from 1200 subjects according to inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Results: The highest proportion of prediabetes to age was 40-50 years (60.8%), female sex (76.4%), general high school education (63.3%), family history of diabetes (82.7%), over weight 83.6%, 1st degree hypertension was 34.5%.