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Breathalyzer developed to detect diabetes

Mississippi State University scientists have developed a breath analyzer to detect early stage diabetes. It works by detecting miniscule amounts of acetone on a personís breath. Early detection allows a much better prognosis for diabetes.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Seattle Pi

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About: Breathalyzer developed to detect diabetes

Date: 10 June 2004

Source: Seattle Pi

Author: Denise Grones

URL: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apscience_story.asp?category=1500&slug=Diabetes%20Testing

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