So, your GP has diagnosed you with pre-diabetes, what do you do now? Firstly, it is important to remember that pre-diabetes does not mean you are a diabetic. It simply means that with little to no intervention; a diagnosis of diabetes could occur in the future. Your GP may prescribe medication to help control the pre-diabetes, such as Metformin. Metformin is an oral medication that helps patients with pre-diabetes control their blood sugar levels. By making various healthy amendments to your lifestyle – with the goal of them becoming long-term changes – diabetes can be prevented and pre-diabetes even eradicated altogether, visible in a reduction of your symptoms.