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Contact: Siobhan Gallagher
Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus

Hand-palm Facing Out

Caption: This image shows the "lend a hand" illustration: an open palm facing out. The five major forms of diabetes interventions are arranged in descending order of importance from thumb to pinky. The order is smoking cessation, blood pressure control, metformin therapy, lipid reduction, and glucose control, respectively.

Credit: Modified by Heather White, Tufts University

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