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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

a clinical trial, called the Diabetes Protection Project, found that in adults with pre-diabetes, even small improvements in diet and exercise can have a dramatic impact, reducing the risk of diabetes onset by 58 percent.

"Clearly, the early warning that the A1C test provides can be significant," says Mertz.

The American Clinical Laboratory Association is a non-profit group representing the nation's clinical reference laboratories. Results for Life, the group's educational campaign, focuses on the value of laboratory medicine. See www.labresultsforlife.org

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