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CDC: Heart disease, stroke deaths drop for diabetics

CDC: Heart disease, stroke deaths drop for diabetics

MEDIA RELEASE Death rates for people with diabetes dropped substantially from 1997 to 2006, especially deaths related to heart disease and stroke, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. Deaths from all causes declined by 23 percent, and deaths related to heart disease and stroke […]

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Number of Americans with diabetes nearly 26M

Number of Americans with diabetes nearly 26M

MEDIA RELEASE Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, an estimated 79 million U.S. adults have prediabetes, a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Prediabetes raises a person’s […]

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