Diabetes risk may be determined sooner than previously thought
(dailyRx News) Diabetes greatly increases the possibility of having a heart attack or stroke. Early detection and treatment, however, can prevent further progression of the disease.
People with diabetes can have too much blood sugar in their system, which in time can damage blood vessels and nerves. Those with prediabetes have higher than normal blood sugar levels that can lead to diabetes if left untreated.
By using a common blood test, scientists have recently found that they can identify the likelihood of developing diabetes earlier than the current standard approach for detecting prediabetes.
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