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Martin D. Moore

As Reid bluntly put it in a 1963 symposium on diabetes, ‘the scope for primary prevention is yet limited’. 123 Thus local government efforts focused upon educating the general population about the symptoms of disease, and (despite scepticism about efficacy and cost-effectiveness) establishing some screening programmes to find undiagnosed cases of the condition. 124 Both methods, in other words, were dedicated to finding unknown symptomatic patients and instituting treatment, in order to, at the very least, remove symptoms and prevent the development of acute

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