A ‘paradigm shift’ in the diagnosis of diabetes – study

Scientists unveiled on Friday a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.   There are five distinct types of diabetes that can occur in adulthood, rather than the two currently recognized, scientists reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, a leading medical journal.   The findings are consistent with the growing trend toward "precision medicine," which takes into account differences between individuals in managing disease.   In the same way that a patient requiring a transfusion must receive the right blood type, ...Keep on reading: A ‘paradigm shift’ in the diagnosis of diabetes – study

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