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(Reuters Health) – People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that among more than 38,000 Dutch adults they followed for a decade, those who got the most vitamin K in […]

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A person could have a higher risk of developing a cancer if ever hospitalized for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study in the May 17, 2010 issue of Oncologist.
The study showed that people who were hospitalized for type 2 diabetes were at much higher risk for pancreatic and liver cancers.
The risk was still […]

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Post image for Adding fat-lowering drug no help for diabetic hearts

By Bill Berkrot and Debra Sherman
ATLANTA (Reuters) – Adding a drug that lowers blood fats known as triglycerides to cholesterol-fighting statins provided no additional protection from heart attack, stroke and death from heart disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to data from a large study.
The study run by the National Institutes of Health, […]

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Post image for Aspirin Myth Busted: It Does Not Prevent Cardiovascular Disease Deaths At All

by David Gutierrez
May 4, 2010
Aspirin is unhelpful in preventing heart-related death in those “at risk” of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
Doctors have long recommended that people who have survived heart attacks or strokes take an aspirin a day in order to reduce their risk of dying […]

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