Type 2 Can Begin 20 Years Before Being Diagnosed

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes is associated with subtle elevations of glucose and lipids more than 20 years before diagnosis, according to a new study. This suggests that the process that results in insulin resistance takes years or decades to develop into type 2 diabetes. Earlier screening for these subtle changes may be able to lead to earlier interventions, delaying or even preventing the development of type 2. Read more

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