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Screening for Diabetes Is Working Better Than Thought

Medical Team Looking at Xray Provider in Home with Senior Patients

The Annals of Internal Medicine reports that the number of undiagnosed people with diabetes may have been overestimated in prior government and private sector studies. Various organizations rely on varying standards/tests to track confirmed cases of diabetes, otherwise creating variability in results. The upshot from researchers is that public health efforts should focus on people with the greatest risk of having undiagnosed diabetes rather than the general population. For more details, read the NPR article