Tag: Screening

Docs Fail in Diabetes Screening

Docs Fail in Diabetes Screening

Only about half of U.S. family doctors follow guidelines on screening patients for prediabetes, a new study finds. More than one-third of American adults have prediabetes, and most don't know it. So why are so many American doctors failing to meet the guidelines for screening? Prediabetes means that blood sugar ...

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

More than 1 in 3 adults aged 50 and older are not being screened as recommended for colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk begin regular screening at age 50. People at higher risk, such as those with a family history of colon cancer, may need to start screening earlier. ...

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