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Risk test may put too many in unhelpful 'prediabetes' category

(Reuters Health) - A widely supported web-based risk test suggests that 8 out of 10 people aged 60 years and older in the U.S. are at high risk for so-called prediabetes – but it may not be helpful to label so many people as “high risk,” researchers say.
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