Healthy Choices

March 9, 2016 4:01 PM

Nearly half of state’s adults at risk of getting diabetes, study finds

Study says 46 percent in California are prediabetic and often undiagnosed

Roughly a third of young adults, 18 to 39, considered prediabetic

Prediabetics more likely to develop life-threatening Type 2 diabetes in five years

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The Sacramento Bee's team of health reporters covers California health care, medicine and healthy living, with an emphasis on public health and under-served communities.

Sammy Caiola: Health care and healthy living. Reach her at or 916-321-1636. Twitter: @SammyCaiola

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