Teen glucose study raises warning flag for diabetes

10/21/2009 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A U.S. study showed most teens have normal blood glucose levels but more than 30% are above normal weight levels, raising concerns about future problems with hyperglycemic illness. British metabolic expert Simon Griffin said the study is a warning sign and added the public health focus needs to be shifting people farther away from the risk of diabetes, not just preventing the disease.

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