Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Diabetes Hits Canada's Native Population Hardest

“Type 2 diabetes is much more common among Canada's native people than their non-native counterparts, and women of childbearing age are particularly at risk, new research shows. What's more, there's a "striking difference" in the age at which the two groups develop the disease, Dr. Ronald Dyck of the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and his colleagues found. New cases peaked among native individuals --...

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