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Obesity a Contributor to Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity: A Major Contributor to the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Link to Article| http://www.news-medical.net/news/20091121/Obesity-A-major-contributor-to-the-development-of-Type-2-diabetes.aspx SATURDAY, Nov 21st, 2009 (The Medical News) —The incidence of

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Diabetes: An Epidemic Out of Control

Diabetes Time Bomb Set to Explode Link to Article | http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=EN_NEWS&ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=31388 TUESDAY, October 21st, 2009 (Cordis)–Figures released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) at the

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285 Million People Worlwide Are Diabetics

Latest Diabetes Figures Paint Grim Global Picture Link to Article | http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/latest-diabetes-figures-paint-grim-global-picture,1004944.shtml MONDAY, October 19th, 2009 (earthtimes.org)– The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) released new data

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IDF Launches Action Plan

International Diabetes Federation Launches Action Plan to Improve Standards of Diabetes Care in North America Link to Article | http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS144168+19-Oct-2009+BW20091019 MONDAY, October 19th, 2009 (Business

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The Growing Silence of Diabetes

Diabetes A Quiet and Growing Epidemic Link to Article|http://www.canada.com/health/Diabetes+quiet+growing+epidemic/2082890/story.html Written By Margaret Munro Rodney Mckenzie was alone in a cabin in northern Saskatchewan when he

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Diabetes a Contributor to Obesity

Diabetes Rates Soar As Obesity Is Said To Be Key Contributor Link to Article | http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/diabetes-rates-soar-as-obesity-is-said-to-be-key-contributor-119830.php SUNDAY, October 11 2009 (24-7 PressRelease) — A recent

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetes

Sleepiness from Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetes Link to Article | http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE59C59520091013 Written By Joene Hendry TUESDAY, October 13 2009 (Reuters Health) — Daytime sleepiness

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Diabetes: A Global Epidemic

The 21st Century Epidemic Link to Article | http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2009/10/16/f-diabetes-epidemic-global.html FRIDAY, October 16th, 2009 (CBCNews) — So you’re finding yourself thirsty all the time — a

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The Number of Diabetics Continue to Grow

Number of Diabetics Increased More Than 145 000 Within A Year Link to article | http://topnews.us/content/27540-number-diabetics-increased-more-145000-within-year Written By Amit Pathania SUNDAY, Oct 4 2009 (topnews.us)

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Bariatric Surgery Leads to Diabetes Remission

Weight-loss Surgery Worthwhile for Diabetes Link to article | http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE5374BC20090408 WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2009 (Reuters Health) – As a strategy for treating type 2 diabetes in

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