Severe hypoglycemia is associated with high risk for falls in adults with type 1 diabetes - Shah VN, Wu M, Foster N, Dhaliwal R, Al Mukaddam M.

We evaluated fall frequency and factors affecting falls among middle-aged and older adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) from T1D Exchange Registry. Twenty-nine percent of T1D participants reported falls within the past 12  months. Severe hypoglycemia, diabet... (Source: SafetyLit)

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Diabetes diagnosis may come with increased risk of pancreatic cancer for African-Americans, Latinos

Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease, stroke, glaucoma and more.

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Diabetes diagnosis may come with increased risk of pancreatic cancer for African-Americans, Latinos

Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease, stroke, glaucoma and more.

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Diabetes: How to tell if you’re at risk of developing the condition

DIABETES type 2 happens when the body struggles to regulate blood sugar levels, due to problems with the hormone insulin. You are more likely to develop the condition in later life due to these risk factors. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Unwieldy health costs often stand between teachers and fatter paychecks

As teacher strikes flared this spring in more than half a dozen states, from West Virginia to Arizona, protesters bemoaned stagnant salaries, overcrowded classrooms and a lack of basic supplies like textbooks and computers.

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