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Definition of Glucocentric

Glucocentric: Focused on glucose, particularly to the exclusion of other factors. As in "We have a body of evidence and the consensus of concern that we need to reduce cardiovascular disease - the No. 1 killer of diabetics and everyone. We know we can't just push glucocentric messages...." (Dr. James R. Gavin III, chairman of the National Diabetes Education Program, quoted in The New York Times, Sept. 2, 2003)

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