Diabetes and prediabetes have become an epidemic in the United States. The keys to battling this public health challenge are effective screening and evidence-based interventions. Studies show that intensive lifestyle interventions, medications, and weight loss surgery can reduce or delay new-onset type 2 diabetes. This article reviews the steps clinicians can take to help patients stay ahead of this disease.
Dugan, J. A., Cantillep, A., Newberry, K., & Shubrook, J. H. (2018). A Call to Action on Prediabetes. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 31 (10), 26-30. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000545064.33107.8f
The following publication, available after a 12 month embargo period, is the accepted manuscript version. Originally published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 31(10), 26-30. The original material can be found here.
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