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Urban Children with Type 1 Diabetes Skyrockets

Over the past 20-years, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia. These young children are at the highest risk for death.

Amputations Among Diabetics can be Reduced by 50-Percent

Every 30-seconds, somebody in the world is amputated due to a diabetes-related foot complication. A new study confirmes that some simple interventions can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50-percent.

Widely Used Cholesterol Medicine May Increase Muscle Pain

Up to 75-percent of patients who take a widely used cholesterol medicine to treat high cholesterol may end up suffering from muscle pain.

Sweetened Drinks, Especially Diet Drinks, Linked to Depression

New research suggests that drinking sweetened beverages, especially diet drinks, is associated with an increased risk of depression in adults.

Most Widely Used Diabetes Drug Works Differently Than Previously Thought

A research team has found that the most widely used diabetes drug works in a different way than previously understood. The findings could lead to diabetes treatments with less side effects.

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