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Despite Availability of Treatment, Many Diabetics Still Lose Vision

People with diabetes have at least a 10 percent risk of developing diabetic macular edema during their lifetime Left untreated for a year or longer, macular edema can lead to permanent vision loss.

Dementia Risk Greatest for Older African-Americans and Native-Americans with Diabetes

Researchers found that dementia was much higher among Native Americans and African-Americans and lowest among Asian-Americans.

Hypoglycemia, Cardiovascular Complications Common in Older Diabetic Patients

Cardiovascular complications and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) were common nonfatal complications in adults 60 years of age and older with diabetes.

Group of Anti-Diabetic Drugs Can Lower Cancer Risk in Type 2 Diabetic Women Significantly

Study shows that a specific type of diabetes drug can decrease the risk of cancer in female patients with type 2 diabetes by up to 32 percent.

Potential Treatment for Skin and Corneal Wound Healing in Diabetics Discovered

Researchers recently developed several diabetic models to study impaired wound healing in diabetic corneas.

Study: Link Between Perfluorinated Compounds and Diabetes

A research team led from Uppsala University has seen links between high levels of perfluorinated compounds in the blood and diabetes.

Drug Interactions Causing Significant Impact on Statin Use

A new study has found that many people who stopped taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs were also taking an average of three other drugs that interfered with the normal metabolism of the statins.

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