TITLE

Cut-Off Point for Diabetes Risk Tightens

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Dec2003, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the tightening of the cut-off point between normal and elevated blood sugar for diabetes in the U.S. Criteria used to identify people that developed the disease; Proposal of the American Diabetes Association to lower the cut-off point; Suggested lifestyle measures to reduce risk of the disease.
ACCESSION #
11868372

 

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