Doctors aren’t diagnosing or treating most cases of prediabetes, UF study finds

doctors arent prediabetesLess than one-quarter of patients who met the criteria for prediabetes received drug or lifestyle modification treatment from their primary care physician, according to University of Florida researchers, who say the findings indicate physicians are missing opportunities for diabetes prevention.

The study appeared March 8 in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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