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Diabetes in the News

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By January W. Payne May 14, 2010, at 10:01 a.m. Diabetes raises the risk of heart disease, blindness, and stroke. Diabetes can be a frightening diagnosis, since it is a major cause of heart disease, stroke, new cases of adult blindness, and leg and foot amputations. Each day, more than 4,000 adults are diagnosed with the disease, and about 200 people die from it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because