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Diabetes prevention measures are under-utilized in the United States, suggest new data published online in JAMA Network Open.

Both the US Preventive Services Task Force and American Diabetes Association recommend screening and lifestyle counseling to achieve weight loss and reduce diabetes risk in high-risk adults. Yet, the research found major gaps in provision of advice and referrals for diabetes prevention for adults at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and low levels of patient engagement in diabetes risk-reduction activities or programs.

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