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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.

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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.

Available for download on Wednesday, October 02, 2019