Top stories in health and medicine, June 24, 2013

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1. Risk Model May Catch Type 1 Diabetes Early. A threshold based on risk prediction data from a large epidemiological study of type 1 diabetes may help better predict which patients will develop the disease.

2. Drug Combo Beats Step-Up Tx in New T2D. Starting newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients on triple combination therapy rather than progressing step-wise up from metformin keeps glucose lower for longer.

3. Needs Likely to Be Great When Uninsured Get Medicaid. Many currently uninsured adults will soon be eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and while these individuals tend to be healthier overall than patients already enrolled in Medicaid, they will likely need care promptly to deal with undiagnosed and uncontrolled conditions.

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