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Worldwide Diabetes Cases Reach 366 Million

Link to Article |,0,3956419.storyWritten by: Jeannine SteinWEDNESDAY, September 16th, 2011 (LA Times)-----Diabetes isn't just a problem in the U.S.--about 366 million people worldwide have the disease, says the International Diabetes Federation.In addition, 4.6 million deaths are attributed to diabetes, and healthcare spending has grown to a staggering $465 billion.The figures were released Tuesday in …

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Diabetes to Hit N.S. Harder in Years to Come

Link to Article | Written By: Jennifer TaplinWEDNESDAY, November 24th, 2010 (Metro News) --- The news isn’t sweet: Diabetes rates in Nova Scotia are expected to rise by 44 per cent over the next 10 years.The Canadian Diabetes Association released its forecast, based on government studies and statistics, yesterday.Currently, there are about 87,000 people in …

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The Positive Effect of Weight Loss Surgery on Diabetics

Weight Loss Surgery Helps Obese Diabetes Patients: Study Link to Article | Written By: Julie Steenhuysen MONDAY, August 16th, 2010 (Reuters) -- Three-fourths of obese diabetics who had weight loss surgery were able to quit taking diabetes drugs within six months of their operation, U.S. researchers said today, citing a new study. They said the surgery may …

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4 Million Canadians Will Have Diabetes By 2017

Stop the Diabetes ExplosionLink to Article | By: Charles W. MooreWEDNESDAY, June 30th 2010 (Telegraph Journal) -- Some two million Canadians are diabetic, and according to a new report released by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), that figure will double over the next seven years. ICES projects that by 2017, four million, …