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Obesity, High BMI May Show Up as Diabetes Symptoms 20 Years Before Detection

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Research presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting revealed that increased fasting glucose, higher body mass index (BMI) and impaired insulin sensitivity were observable up to a decade before the diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes. Clinical markers were measures for diabetes and prediabetes separately. More than 27,000 human subjects with normal HbA1C levels were tracked until a diagnosis of diabetes  or prediabetes arose, up until 2016, or whichever came first. Read more at the Economic Times article.