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Study recommends early screening for type 2 diabetes

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 05 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1548
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    Screening for type 2 diabetes should begin at age 25 to slow the development of complications such as blindness, kidney disease, and amputations, according to a study conducted by researchers from the US government.

    Currently, the American Diabetes Association recommends that routine screening for …

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