Diabetes risk test prevents disease

Diabetes risk test prevents disease
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Type II diabetes, the kind associated with obesity, is an epidemic in the US. It can cause blindness, loss of limbs and heart problems. Tethys Bioscience has developed a diabetes risk test that allows doctors to identify people most at risk of getting the disease within five years - those with elevated blood sugar, a family history of diabetes and those with obesity - and treat them with drug therapy and lifestyle changes.

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