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Diabetic Damage To Eyes, Heart, Nerves, Kidneys May Be Explained By Controversial Theory

A controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage appears in the November 2004 issue of Diabetes.

Super-Sizing Asian Americans

The percentage of low-income Asian and Pacific Islander children in California who are overweight more than doubled between 1994 and 2003, from 7 percent to 15 percent.

Gene Linked To Greater Risk Of Heart Disease In Type 2 Diabetes

New studies led by Joslin Diabetes Center have found variations in a gene that help explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease.

Weight Loss Surgery Can Help Reduce Metabolic Syndrome In Obese Patients

Obese patients who underwent surgical treatment for weight loss had significant reductions in the components of the metabolic syndrome one year after surgery.

Diabetes Hikes Risk For Liver, Pancreatic Cancers

People with diabetes mellitus have three to four times the risk of developing liver cancer, and more than twice the risk of developing pancreatic cancer than non-diabetic individuals.

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