Researchers modified a commercially available test strip into a prototype that enables people to self-test for prediabetes.
Getting through the holidays without adding weight can challenge anyone. For people with diabetes, carbs can be an issue.
Type 2 diabetes is traditionally diagnosed in people 45 and older, but incidence of the disease is growing among children and teens.
A recent study found that the teens lost just as much weight as adults, and saw complications such as diabetes disappear or retreat.
Treatments for both adults and children need to change to avoid a type 2 diabetes epidemic, researchers say.