What Happens If You Fail The Glucose Test?

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The Bell Curve of Diabetes Treatment: Why Treatments Sometimes Fail

Your doctor has just read a research study that tested 10,000 people with type 2 diabetes and found that the new drug Flabaway was very effective. She prescribes Flabaway, and it doesn't do a thing for you.

 

What's going on here?

 

A nonscientific explanation is YMMV (your mileage may vary). What works for one person won't work for another.

 

A more technical term is "normal distribution," or "the bell curve." If you want to understand the mathematics behind it, see here . Otherwise, you...

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