Staging the severity of type 2 diabetes could save millions of lives

…and so would, I believe, changing the name of prediabetes (you don’t have anything) to “stage 1 diabetes”, you certainly do.

 

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This name change for prediabetes, and staging concept, was also imagined by a graduate medical student last year, now physician, Trent Brookshier. Trent conducted research on the idea showing people’s attitudes, perceptions and sense of urgency are significantly different based on what we call this condition of higher than normal blood sugar. A majority of people say they would take action if diagnosed with stage 1 diabetes as opposed to prediabetes. Full post here at IDF Diabetes Voice.

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