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In older people, type 2 diabetes is associated with a decline in brain function over 5 years, study shows (Fri, 14 Dec 2018)
New research shows that in older people living in the community, type 2 diabetes is associated with a decline in verbal memory and fluency over five years.
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Dialysis reimbursement policies in most countries are focused on conventional in-center hemodialysis, although home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis might contribute to quality of life and cost savings. The reimbursement for dialysis in low- and middle-income countries is insufficient to treat all patients with kidney failure and has a disproportionately high impact on public health expenditure in those countries
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Diabetic amputations on the rise in the U.S. (Thu, 13 Dec 2018)
(Reuters Health) - - A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes.
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Christmas Is a Peak Time for Heart Attacks (Thu, 13 Dec 2018)
In Sweden, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day were prime times for heart troubles.
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