Pre-diabetes concerns 19 Dec 2022

Pre-diabetes concerns

Every fourth or fifth person in Kazakhstan is in a state of pre-diabetes, according to a recent study.

The results of the NOMAD study on the prevalence of prediabetes among the population were published November 2022 and the results provide a wake-up call for the country’s inhabitants. 

Worryingly symptom-free, pre-diabetes creates an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes as well as diseases of the circulatory system, cardiovascular diseases and conditions affecting the nervous system.

While genetic predisposition and age can be causes, as a rule, it develops in people who are overweight, with an unhealthy diet and a sedentary lifestyle.

In a screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, the Diabetes Association of the Republic of Kazakhstan examined the risks of more than 5,000 people over six cities. Almost 80% had prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, with an incidence in patients younger than 45 years at 38%.

Patients involved in the study had access to an education and information website - - which provided detailed information along with tools to determine risk levels and get tested. 

It also advised that while prediabetes itself is a serious condition, it doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Early diagnosis, healthy lifestyle changes and fast treatment can achieve extremely positive outcomes. 

Back to the list


COREX Logistics is a supply and logistics company with headquarters in Ireland, working with pharma and patients to facilitate improved healthcare worldwide.

Our expert international team works across an 80-country network, specialising in the EMEA region, providing the latest in clinical trial logistics technology and systems, cold-chain delivery, temperature-controlled transportation and storage services. From sourcing, procurement and customs clearance, to labelling, returns and destruction, we cover every link in the supply chain. We also run an established Named Patient Programme and provide Patient-Oriented services. With extensive knowledge and on-the-ground insight into our markets, we create innovative solutions with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of patients.

To learn more about our range of expert services, contact us today on

If you found this article helpful, consider sharing it with others who might also benefit from it. Sharing knowledge is a wonderful thing to do and can be very helpful to others.


We’re here to help.
Email us at or use our feedback form to send us your question.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.