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Who should be screened for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes?

Current guidelines differ, but the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that all adults be screened for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes starting at age 45. Screening is also recommended for adults under 45 who are overweight and have an additional risk factor, such as high blood pressure or a family history of diabetes.

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