Scientists in the United States have been able to detect early signs of type 2 diabetes on abdominal CT scans using a fully automated artificial intelligence system.

Almost one in eight adults suffers from diabetes, while one in three meets the criteria for prediabetes. Due to the slow onset of symptoms, it is important to be diagnosed with diabetes early. Some cases of prediabetes can last up to eight years. The earlier the diagnosis is made, the sooner the patient will make the necessary changes in his lifestyle and the appropriate treatment to “slow down” the progression of the disease.

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