This story tells us that half of all Americans have diabetes or “pre-diabetes”. Care to guess what “pre-diabetes” is? It is NOT having diabetes. Even though the number of diabetics patients in the USA has leveled off at 12-14%, the story still makes the claim that 50% of the population is at risk with the underlying common motif: WE MUST DO SOMETHING.
The study is based on surveys involving in-home exams and questionnaires. It was published in Tuesday’s Journal of the American Medical Association.
Just another example of fraud in scientific journal publishing. Just another example of clueless journalists doing scientific reporting without understanding even the most basic scientific principles. Just another example of a scientific study that is made to fit an advocacy group that wants to control your diet.