Diabetes Deaths Drop Substantially, US

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By Catharine Paddock

In the decade leading up to 2006, the US saw a substantial drop in deaths for people with
diabetes, especially in connection with heart disease and stroke, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Published online this month in the journal Diabetes Care, the researchers report that although American adults with diabetes are still more likely to die younger than those without diabetes, the gap is getting smaller. Read the full article here.

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