Hello all. So last Friday I was diagnosed with prediabetes - 6.1mmol/L fasting plasma glucose. I've been reading a lot about prediabetes/diabetes for a while (see below if you're interested) and I'm particularly interested in the Newcastle diet, or rather fat loss to reverse diabetes. It seems that the studies at Newcastle university seems to be very positive and after looking at the prediabetes page on the website here it seems that fat loss is of large importance to prediabetes too. So my main query is how much fat have people had to lose to get rid of their prediabetes? I'd also appreciate it if people let me know their thoughts on how I plan to attack my prediabates. I intend to spend the first 6 months of 2017 on fat loss. I have always had a fairly decent body fat %, around 17%, I reckon and I always do a few days a week of resistance training (which I will continue). However, it wouldn't hurt to lose a stone of fat, so thats my first priority, especially if I can reverse my prediabetes on a not so restrictive diet. I intend to keep my carbs a little bit restricted, probably around 150g net carbs, maybe a little more or less. Yet my main focus will be maintaining a calorific deficit to create fat loss. However, if fat loss fails to make much of a dent in my prediabetes, I will probably go to the other extreme and try a ketogenic diet. This is the second choice as I'd like to have a less restrictive diet, and my mind hasn't been made up on the implications of maintaining a ketogenic diet for years to come (I've had problems with insomnia and low-carb dieting before). So there you have it. To also help make things easier, I'll be in a new job in January which is fairly active (I've been very inactive over the last 2 months except for resistance training). I'm also switching from beer to red wine/spirits in the long run to help reduce calories/carbs/alcohol, and in addition I think I'm going to try dry-January just to help with the diet. Let me know your thoughts and thanks in advance!