At The Barbershop: A Fresh Cut…And A Diabetes Screening?
Hundreds of black men recently discovered they could get more than a lining or a fresh fade at their local barbershops. They were offered diabetes testing, too.
A new study offered customers diabetes screenings at eight New York City barbershops. Among those who took the test, 10 percent learned they had average blood sugar levels that indicated type 2 diabetes. And almost 30% appeared to have prediabetes.