Published in Biotech Business Week, March 30th, 2009
Diabetes becomes increasingly common with age. An estimated 37 million Americans over the age of 65 have diabetes, almost one-quarter of that population. Another 20 to 30 percent of seniors, an estimated 7.5 to 11.1 million, are not clinically diabetic but have impaired glucose tolerance, which is considered a form of "pre-diabetes."
"In most cases, this mild form of high blood glucose causes no symptoms and is often overlooked by both...
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