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CDC: Diabetes Cases Could Triple by 2050
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Older, more diverse population and longer lifespans contribute to increase.

CDC: 1 in 3 Americans Could Have Diabetes by 2050
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2010
As many as 1 in 3 American adults could have diabetes by the year 2050, according to a new analysis released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control. That would be sharp rise from one in 10 adults now currently living with the disease.

Strong Link Discovered between Air Pollution and Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2010
A national epidemiologic study finds a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity. The relationship was seen even at exposure levels below the current EPA safety limit.

Diabetes Epidemic in California
Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Obesity among California adolescents is more than twice as high as the national target of 5.0 percent, while the rate of diabetes among California adults is more than three times the federal goal of 2.5 percent of the population.

Lifestyle Change Wins Over Weight Loss Programs
Posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
Obese adults prefer noncommercial, nonstigmatizing interventions designed to help them improve their lifestyles over programs that just promote weight loss, according to a new study.

Diabetes Indicator Higher in African-Americans
Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Racial disparities could result in life-threatening hypoglycemia and increased complications.

Women with Asian and Hispanic Partners Have Increased Risk of Gestational Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Researchers found that, among nearly 140,000 women, Asian women had the highest rate of gestational diabetes, at nearly 7 percent. They were followed by Native American women, at 5.6 percent, and Latina women, at 5 percent.

Health Care Reform Bill Summary: A Look At What's in the Bill
Posted: Monday, March 22, 2010
The bill has passed the House and is ready for President Obama's signature. Here's a brief look at what's in it.

The White House Blog: Voices of Reform
Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
There’s no issue that touches people more directly than health care, so there’s good reason for people to want as much reassurance as they can get before the country goes ahead with reform. That’s why those who work in our health care system day in and day out have a unique role in weighing in on the merits of any reform effort.

In an unprecedented show of diverse, even sweeping support, a virtual army of organizations came out in support of the President’s health reform proposal this morning as Congress prepares to make its final decisions.

TZD Patients Are 50% More Likely to Develop Bone Fractures
Posted: Sunday, March 07, 2010
A Henry Ford Hospital study finds women with Type 2 diabetes who take a commonly prescribed class of medications called TZD's to treat insulin resistance may be at a higher risk for developing bone fractures within 1 year of taking the medication.

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