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Early onset of type 2 diabetes ups risk of retinopathy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The onset of type 2 diabetes before middle age is independently associated with a higher prevalence and greater severity of diabetic retinopathy, investigators in Australia have found. “This further supports the importance of delaying development of diabetes and also...

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Severe hypoglycemia does not affect teens’ cognitive function

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Frequent severe episodes of hypoglycemia associated with intensive diabetes treatment do not adversely affect cognitive function in adolescents with type 1 diabetes, according to findings from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT). Severe hypoglycemia had no...

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Bisphenol A exposure linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in the resins that line food and beverage containers and in the production of polycarbonate plastics, appears to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to epidemiologic findings reported in the Journal...