ADA Altered Pre-Diabetes Definition to Boost Drug Sales, Study Shows

December 22, 2014 2:54 PM

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A new study shows that pre-diabetes definition has been artificially tweaked by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to bring more clients to big pharma businesses. Pre-diabetes patients are currently treated with diabetes drugs to stop them from developing type 2 diabetes.

According to the study, in 1997, ADA changed the definition of type 2 diabetes by lowering the blood sugar parameters that indicated if a person developed or not the disease. As a result, overnight nearly 2 million Americans were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

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