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June 2013


Study Finds Lower Death Rates for People with Diabetes  

Death rates for people with diabetes—especially due to heart disease and stroke—dropped significantly from 1997 to 2006.  


NIH Study Shows Big Improvement in Diabetes Control over Past Decades

More people are meeting recommended goals in the three key markers of diabetes control. The measures are A1C—which assesses blood sugar (glucose) over the previous three months—blood pressure and cholesterol.


Researchers Induce Beta Cell Gene Expression in Pancreatic Alpha Cells

Researchers treating human and mouse cells with compounds that modify cell nuclear material called chromatin have induced the expression of beta cell genes in pancreatic alpha cells.


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