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Undiagnosed pre-diabetes highly prevalent in early Alzheimer's disease study

When a neurologist began enrolling people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease into a nationwide study last year, he expected to find only a handful of participants with undiagnosed glucose intolerance, as all the patients were already under a doctor's care and those with known diabetes were excluded. But the scientists said he was "shocked" by how many study participants were found to have pre-diabetes -- a finding that is triggering important questions.
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