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Diabetes the No. 3 Cause of Death in US, Study Finds

Oftentimes diabetes is not listed as the underlying cause of death

Diabetes is now the third-leading cause of death in the United States, according to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania. The disease and its complications lead to roughly 12 percent of deaths in the nation, the study finds. This … Continue reading

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Is Alzheimer’s Disease Type 3 Diabetes?

Scientists have found a strong connection between insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have long known that there is a strong correlation between diabetes and dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. People living with diabetes have an incidence of Alzheimer’s that is roughly twice that of the general population, and they tend to show … Continue reading

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