Tag Archives: Diabetes complications

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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Brush Up on Dental Health: Researchers Link Unhealthy Mouths to Heart Disease

Oral inflammation might be a factor in a number of diseases

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of us (about 91 percent, to be exact) have some form of tooth decay, and half of all adults in the United States suffer from periodontal disease (a serious form … Continue reading

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