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Hospital admissions for diabetes on the rise

Hospital admissions for diabetes on the rise

Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented

Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented

Controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage

Controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage

Limb-sparing technique called rotationplasty helps very young children with bone cancer

Limb-sparing technique called rotationplasty helps very young children with bone cancer

Veterans Affairs patients with diabetes are better cared for than managed care patients

Veterans Affairs patients with diabetes are better cared for than managed care patients

Chiron has received a license for its new meningococcal B vaccine for New Zealand

Chiron has received a license for its new meningococcal B vaccine for New Zealand

Way for diabetics to regulate their blood-sugar levels whilst avoiding weight gain

Way for diabetics to regulate their blood-sugar levels whilst avoiding weight gain

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Overweight families unaware & unconcerned about risk of diabetes and premature heart disease

Overweight families unaware & unconcerned about risk of diabetes and premature heart disease

New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks

New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks

Parents oblivious to their children's weight problems

Parents oblivious to their children's weight problems

ACE inhibitors for diabetics cut in half the risk of death

ACE inhibitors for diabetics cut in half the risk of death

Researchers discover gene responsible for neonatal diabetes

Researchers discover gene responsible for neonatal diabetes

Biological bandages are being successfully used to treat patients with severe burns

Biological bandages are being successfully used to treat patients with severe burns

70% of Americans not aware of their blood glucose (sugar) level

70% of Americans not aware of their blood glucose (sugar) level

Study of three treatments of type 2 diabetes in children and teens has begun in US

Study of three treatments of type 2 diabetes in children and teens has begun in US