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Scientists Report New Findings On The Connection Between Diabetes And Heart Disease And Stroke

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June 29, 2001
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Research findings released at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual meeting shed new light on the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The latest report from the NIH-sponsored Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study (EDIC) demonstrates that high blood glucose levels play a role in the development of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), putting people with diabetes at increased risk for heart disease and stroke.

Philadelphia, PA (June 24, 2001) -- Research findings released today at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual meeting shed new light on the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The latest report from the NIH-sponsored Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study (EDIC) demonstrates that high blood glucose levels play a role in the development of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), putting people with diabetes at increased risk for heart disease and stroke.


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NIH/National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. "Scientists Report New Findings On The Connection Between Diabetes And Heart Disease And Stroke." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 29 June 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629065932.htm>.
NIH/National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. (2001, June 29). Scientists Report New Findings On The Connection Between Diabetes And Heart Disease And Stroke. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629065932.htm
NIH/National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases. "Scientists Report New Findings On The Connection Between Diabetes And Heart Disease And Stroke." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/06/010629065932.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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