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Re: [IP] and now we have Pre-diabetes

In a message dated 4/6/02 11:58:26 AM US Eastern Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

<< I saw this on WebMD this morning:
 "the U.S. government has created a whole new condition for those at risk,
 called "pre-diabetes." Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson
 warns that nearly 16 million Americans may suffer from the condition that
 sharply raises the risk for developing type 2 diabetes and increases the
 risk of heart disease by 50%." >>

Well, they used to call that "impaired glucose tolerance." Maybe that wasn't 
"in your face" enough. And, I think the difference is that they're pushing 
for screening for IGT -- er, pre-diabetes. 

Jan and Elvis
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