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Major Focus of New Health Campaign Targets Prediabetes

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
03/27/15  7:59 PM PST
Diabetes

For the Lawndale News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are on a mission to prevent type 2 diabetes in patients who are at risk of developing the chronic condition, MegPage Today reports.

Their new joint initiative is called Prevent Diabetes STAT—short for Screen, Test, Act, Today—and targets physicians, community organizations and health insurers to help raise awareness about prediabetes. The campaign aims to convince patients to make the lifestyle changes necessary to avoid type 2 diabetes, the most common version of the disease.

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