Medpage Today has been doing a series of articles about diabetes. I realize this is not the primary focus of this forum but it is instructive none the less and you will recognize some of the players involved. PR
"A similar scenario played out in 2008, when a joint panel of two other groups -- the AACE and American College of Endocrinology -- said diabetes drugs can be used to treat pre-diabetes with "careful judgment."
Of the 17 members on that panel, 13 worked as speakers and consultants to companies that make diabetes drugs."