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Drug can help prevent diabetes, study says

Found to diminish risk by 62 percent

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / September 16, 2006

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Millions of adults at high risk of diabetes could ward off the disease by taking a drug commonly used to treat it, according to the largest diabetes prevention study yet conducted. (Full article: 1118 words)

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