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Thousands help prevent diabetes
A study in Norfolk trying to prevent
people developing type two diabetes has
had 4,500 people volunteer.
The programme, known as the UEA-IFG
Study, is being carried out at Norfolk
and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH)
and University of East Anglia (UEA).
Study participants undergo a blood test
to check the level of glucose in their
blood. High glucose could mean they are
more likely to develop it.
Those deemed at risk are told measures
to prevent the illness developing.
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