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Diagnosing diabetes: It's in the blood

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December 6, 2013
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Heart disease, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure are just some of the devastating complications of diabetes. Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the U.S. and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don’t know it.


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