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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Mae Isonaga, right, co-coordinator of the Diabetes Prevention Program study with Dr. Richard Arakaki, professor of medicine at University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine, presented results Monday at the Queen’s Medical Center. Seated are participants of the study Leroy Piiohia, left, Sam Miyasato, Joy Gold and Alfred Batungbacal.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Leroy Piiohia,one of 72 people from Hawaii enrolled in the original group of people studied in 1994