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NIH statement: Family support key to diabetes prevention, management
Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Diabetes does not strike a person alone. It strikes families and communities. It strikes our nation and the world.

Dramatic Benefits in Diabetes for Small Blood Pressure Drops to Below Normal
Posted: Friday, September 07, 2012
Even normotensive patients with diabetes can reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke, and renal failure by lowering blood pressure.

New Position Statement on Diabetes for Older Adults
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Three international diabetes groups have taken the first step toward developing a global initiative to improve diabetes care for older people.

America's Waistline Expands and Costs Soar
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
The additional medical spending due to obesity is double previous estimates and exceeds even those of smoking.

Autism Linked to Mom's Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2012
Mothers who are obese or who have diabetes appear to be more likely to have children with neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism....

Periodontal Treatment Saves 1800 Dollars per Year for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Patients with diabetes who are treated for periodontal disease are less likely to see a physician and less likely to be hospitalized. Furthermore, they cost the healthcare system $1800 less per patient per year....

Diabetes Patients Risk for Death Greatly Increases with Kidney Damage
Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2012
Control of blood sugar and catching early signs of damage may help prevent advanced kidney disease and death.

New Report Rates 25 Diet Plans
Posted: Sunday, January 08, 2012
Experts examine 25 diet plans and rate them in different ways.

Cost of Diabetes Will Be $3.35 Trillion by 2020
Posted: Monday, January 02, 2012
The United States of Diabetes: New report shows half the country could have diabetes or prediabetes at a cost of $3.35 trillion by 2020.

Ninety-two Percent of Obese Kids Have a Vitamin D Deficiency
Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011
Overweight kids have lower levels of vitamin D than their slimmer counterparts, regardless of season, sex, or race and ethnicity.

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