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Toxins Associated with Diabetes and Obesity

We hear about how environmental toxins may contribute to cancer, Parkinsons‘s or Alzheimer‘s. A recent study published in Diabetes Care, July issue, found that there is a link between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes. POPs includes pesticides and polychlorinated … Continue reading

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Long-Term Diabetes Triples Stroke Risk

One of the important risk factors for stroke is diabetes.┬áMany diabetic patients control their diabetes by mean of medication and diet. However, a tight control of blood glucose may not reduce stroke risk. Philip Gorelick MD, from Hauenstein Neuroscience Institute … Continue reading

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