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57 Million Americans Are on the Brink of Getting Diabetes: A Convenient Lab Test Can Help Pull Them Back
Date:2/23/2010

Once you know you are pre-diabetic, making improvements in diet and exercise can reduce your risk of getting the disease by 58%

A1C lab test alerts you -- does not require fasting

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 57 million Americans are on the brink of diabetes. Yet research tells us that there is much we can do to keep it from progressing to full-blown diabetes. Lab tests can help us get a grip on the disease, says the American Clinical Laboratory Association President Alan Mertz.

"Ask your doctor about a quick and easy lab test called hemoglobin A1C (A1C). The test can tell you if you actu
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