MedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Barbara H. Bardenheier PHD, MPH, MA
Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings of the study?
Dr. Bardenheier: Our main findings were that older adults who become disabled, even mildly, are at increased risk of developing diabetes.