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Study defines diabetes patients in five groups, with Rx, Dx implications

By Stacy Lawrence
Staff Writer

Friday, March 9, 2018

Researchers have defined five categories of diabetes patients, rather than the longstanding basic division into type 1 and type 2. That is an advance that could better enable health care providers to both combat the most aggressive forms of the disease as well as to help equip them to guide early treatment and prevention efforts in the lowest risk populations.

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