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Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

A shortfall in diabetes diagnosis and care for 14 years

A shortfall in diabetes diagnosis and care for 14 years

Adults with diabetes have a two- to three-times increased risk of early death compared to individuals without diabetes. Leaving diabetes uncontrolled can damage the kidneys, eyes, nerves and heart. Our new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that less than one in four American adults diagnosed with diabetes reach the care targets recommended by