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2013-05-28 23:04:13

Approximately 28 percent of U.S. adults have several of the risk factors for pre-diabetes but only one out of six are aware of it, according to a study by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) that found providing services that would prevent or delay the onset of the disease could generate savings for the federal government and private providers. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Approximately 28 percent of U.S. adults have several of the risk factors for pre-diabetes but only one...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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